The title of this short article describes what you ought to be or need to become to succeed in your desired field. More so if your current ecosystem does not support you by providing a chance.
Sometimes if we work hard enough, possess a bit of talent, are adequately focused, pretty well trained, and consistent enough, other general factors might elevate us to the position we always wanted.
When those factors are nowhere to be seen and not forecast for a good time ahead, you can only invent them by becoming relentless. And as with so many other positive notions nowadays, this word enjoys a bad reputation…
No wonder. If we agree that social and political culture in most societies encourages individual failure for the greater good (and there is so much overwhelming evidence to support this) it makes sense that the characteristics of winners get demonized.
Well, like it or not, you cannot disprove it: winners are, always had, and will continue to be relentless. But what is included in this word? Persistence, continuity, non-stopping drive, consistency.
What isn’t? Cruelty, punishment, harshness, a grim face, restriction methods, merciless practices.
All beneficial notions (and practices) acquire a good or bad reputation according to how many people practice the good or bad side of it, successfully. And the world is full of cruel people…
How many mega-persistent, non-stopping, consistent professionals do you know with an unfailing code of personal ethics? Not so many, I bet.
Time to become one?