by Tony Gjokaj May 25, 2020 2 min read
When it comes to entrepreneurship, a lot of the influential in the space take lessons from our past and apply them in the present.
Think of the following quotes:
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" - Lao Tzu
"Rome wasn't built in a day"
"The man who moves mountains begins by carrying away small stones" - Confucius
"I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times." - Bruce Lee
These quotes set the tone for this post: how entrepreneurs build habits that transform their lives. These habits build impact.
When you're unmotivated or feel overwhelmed by everything going on... an entrepreneur will tell you to take a tiny step forward.
That small step compounds overtime.
We tend to get disheartened when we can't give it our all in a day.
Sometimes, we just aren't motivated.
As habits are built by taking small steps, it is recommended that you start small and work your way up.
Entrepreneurs know that taking a small step towards your goal is better than nothing.
If you can only perform 70% of that 100% today, give 100% of that 70%.
"You are the average of the five people you spend time with."
You've heard this quote a lot if you've been in the space. This one is true to habit: habits can be influenced by your environment.
If you're around people not looking to grow, you're going to be indirectly influenced by them.
Spend time with like-minded individuals, whether it is meetups, podcasts, mentor groups, and more.
With social media, it's so easy to be disheartened by the business professionals or the athletes that have made it big.
Most of these individuals, just like you, had to work for it.
I believe you have a bigger opportunity today to expand and grow with social media. This is coming from an individual who has a long way to go.
Creating content through storytelling and documenting has allowed me to build physical and mental reps in my business.
Just like fitness, every rep eventually gets better. You add more weight. Muscles grow. Progress stalls. The journey consistently repeats.
All of this comes from trial & error, and consistent practice.
Successful entrepreneurs are aware of this: consistency builds success overtime. You might not see it, but it's there.
To summarize, here are a few thoughts to recognize:
Motivation is the charge. Discipline is the battery.
This is something we believe in. Discipline is built by the doing; motivation is built from internal and external thoughts.
We hope this brings you a charge to your battery.
Thanks for reading Reforged Legion!
Tony is the Owner of Reforged Performance Nutrition. He is a PN1 Certified Nutrition Coach and has been in the fitness space for over a decade. His goal is to help bridge the gap between physical & mental health through fitness.
by Tony Gjokaj March 31, 2021 3 min read
What is the difference between Impulse and Catalyst?
We get this asked every once in a while to new members of the Reforged Legion.
So in this post, I wanted to talk about the differences between these two products: who they are for, what they're made for, and what scenarios you can use them in.
by Tony Gjokaj March 24, 2021 2 min read
Two new products incoming!
Introducing our Recovery Line!
by Tony Gjokaj March 20, 2021 3 min read
I’ve had clients in the past tell me they wanted to lose an “x” amount of pounds in one month.
Why the one month?
“I just want it done quickly.”
This is understandable... I have been there. But I've always had bad experiences and problems with fitness goals like this.
They’re always outcome-based. High expectations with a probability that they might not be achieved or accomplished.
Things like “I need to drop 15lbs for my wedding in 2 weeks” are always things that people desire for just a specific moment in their life.
This is one of the reasons why I believe people fail.
We expect so much with our goals, but we don't have systems or processes to get to them.
We need to go beyond this with the formulation with the acceptance of a lifestyle change… and of what I like to call Badass Goals.
Rise to a greater potential.
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