What’s up freak bitches.
You might’ve noticed that it’s been a few days since I published any new content.
And you also might’ve noticed that I’ve either deleted or completely rewritten some of my older blog posts.
Because they were written a year ago when I didn’t know what the fuck I was doing.
First Year Struggles
You see, the first year of Succes & Strength was a giant failure if you look at the numbers.
In fact, I only had a whopping 625 unique users (different people) visit my website since it’s been in existence.
Now, this is partly because I haven’t done any type of promotion for the blog outside of leaving a few comments on other websites.
And partly because my early content simply wasn’t good enough.
But that’s the beauty of creating a new business and putting yourself out there. You never have to wonder where you stand because the numbers never lie.
If you’re good enough, people will stay. If you suck, nobody cares.
But that’s a tough pill to swallow for most would be entrepreneurs.
Wasted Time Isn’t Real
The old me (and most people) would call my first year of blogging a waste of time.
And I can definitely understand why.
I made no money, had poor traffic, and ended up deleting half of my early articles.
What a loser!
But I’d have to disagree.
I had to go through that slow first year.
I had to write all those mediocre articles.
I had to check my traffic every day and see that nobody was visiting my site.
Because this is the only way that I could have improved!
See, nothing is a waste of time because it’s all part of the process.
Yes, there are some people who are naturally talented and immediately rise to the top, but that’s incredibly rare!
Most legends in any given field struggle for many years before achieving any kind of success.
- MC Hammer sold CDs out of the back of his hatchback.
- A young Kevin Hart was booed off stage many times.
- Sylvester Stallone was a homeless starving artist.
For some reason, people love to talk about success instead of the rise to the top.
And the rise to the top is the most important part!
Failure Is Good
When you experience failure it means you’re growing and painful as it may be, it’s the only way to achieve your goals.
How else are you supposed to improve?
By reading books?
Taking expensive internet courses?
Get real motherfucker!
None of that matters.
You have to actually DO SOMETHING if you want to become great.
The only way to become great at something is to do it over and over again.
You’ll suck at first but things WILL get better.
Slowly but surely, everything will begin to make sense.
Like a foggy day that suddenly passes, everything will become crystal clear.
And once you reach this state of clarity, everything will be yours for the taking.
Failure Is Impossible
The only way to fail at anything in life is by giving up.
And that’s the fucking truth.
Time makes masters of us all if we are patient enough.
Just hang in there.
Like that little fucking fish in Finding Nemo.
Just keep swimming.
– From The Man Himself