We’ve all done it: You get fired up about a new opportunity or idea and rush into action. You’re certain that you have what it takes to achieve your goal. But somewhere along the way, you lose stream and the process seems harder and messier than you expected.

However, quitting is not a luxury that’s always available to us. What if you‘ve made a commitment with your time, money, or affections? When the going gets tough in these situations, you can’t just throw in the towel and give up.

The truth is that true champions set a high bar for themselves - they realize that the prize is not only in the results but in the process of obtaining them. This week, we’ll look at some strategies that you can apply to build your internal drive and stay motivated when the going gets tough.