Written by: Vince Morales, Executive Contributor
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“She was unstoppable. Not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued despite them.” ― Beau Taplin
Are you someone who quickly gives up even before you get started? Or maybe you often stop when you are in the middle of something? Or are you the type who pushes through no matter what? If you are the latter, then you are unstoppable! You never give up, and you never quit.
If you are the former and would love to know what it means to become unstoppable, you have come to the right place. Let us break down what it entails to be someone who never quits!
You Do Not Compete with Anyone
When you are unstoppable, you do not compete with anyone else but yourself. You do not dwell too much on what other people are doing and how successful they are. Instead, you focus on your path. You stay authentic and do not just do things just because you see them “working” for somebody else. Unstoppable people inadvertently make others compete with them instead!
You Take Action
Too many people just keep on thinking and analyzing, often overdoing it. Preparation is essential, but do not get bogged down by agonizing over every potential future problem. Unstoppable people take action. You trust yourself and your future, and Overthinking can put you off course and lead you to wrong decisions.
You Get Your Motivation from Within
While material things and other external factors drive many people, unstoppable people rely on their personal qualities to push through. The quest for money and fame can be a driver, but it can be destructive if it is the only one. When you get your motivation from within, even without the prestige and material rewards, you will still be yourself who can push through your limitations and give your all.
You Have a Strong Sense of Self-Control
You know what is right and wrong, and you can easily adhere to your core values. You know what you can do, and you know the things you should not do even if you can. Also, you know that there are many things that you cannot control and situations that you will not be able to change. That is why you focus on yourself and what is within your control. When some plans do not go according to how you laid them out, or when situations do not pan out the way you imagine them, you are not discouraged from quitting. You get back up and try again.
“Being unstoppable does not mean you cannot be defeated, knocked down, tripped up, or stumble. It does not mean you will not fail. It means when you do fail, you remind yourself, ‘This is not how my story ends. I keep rising and live like a lion.’” – Vince Morales
You Do Not Fold Under Pressure
Many people cannot handle pressure and, strangely enough, often cannot take the success and prestige they have been chasing when it does arrive. An unstoppable person develops the resilience to handle changing circumstances. While others become lazy once they have reached a plateau, you strive for more extraordinary achievements. Anyone who has had any success is always amazed at how many more options are available in their new position that was previously unseen. Learning never stops, and you do not forget the things that have given you your previous success.
You Are Not Afraid to Fail
Why do so many people not succeed? Too often, it is because they are too afraid to fail. When the going gets tough, they stop. They think that if they fail in their attempt, why not stop now? On the contrary, an unstoppable person is not afraid to fail. You are emotionally tough enough to view failure as feedback and make necessary adjustments. You are persistent. Setbacks and disappointments are part of the journey, but you are resilient and never quit.
You Are Focused on Your Goals
Everyone has a dream, but not all are genuinely committed to fulfilling them. When you are unstoppable, you dedicate yourself to the fulfillment of your dreams. You set clear goals, both short and the long term, and focus on achieving them. You do not stop with a goal that you are sure you can reach. You set goals beyond your capabilities right now because nothing is impossible! When you focus on your goals, quitting is out of the picture, and you thrive under pressure.
Many people can have some success, but not all can reach the top or stay there. Some fail along the way. Being unstoppable means never giving up, even when you hit a roadblock or when the climb is uphill. It means pushing through and exceeding the expectations of your abilities. You can win the battle against yourself when you do have self-doubt. You trust yourself, and you do everything you can to get what you want and what you deserve.
Vince Morales, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine
Vince Morales is a mindset, self-image, and resilience coach. In addition, he is skilled in leadership consultation and development. From April 2016 to June 2017, Vince was a homeless veteran in San Diego, CA. While homeless he made a powerful decision to change his thinking and mindset launching into life coaching. He developed a niche for resilience and mindset coaching. The growth of his business ultimately led to the end of his homelessness. Vince is the Founder of Validus Coaching & Consulting, formerly Zoe Transformation. His story has been featured in online articles and online news outlets all over the U.S. He is a certified John Maxwell Team Coach, Trainer, & Speaker as well as a motivational speaker. In 2021, Vince earned his Master's degree in Psychology of Leadership from Penn State University and is currently a doctoral student pursuing a PhD in Performance Psychology. He is a 2020 inductee in The National Society of Leadership and Success.