Every morning, I tweet Patience & Persistence….

They are my reminders and the keystone to mental toughness and success. But, what does persistence actually look like?

Warning: This is a graphic display of persistence. 

This is NO MAGIC Trick- this is real!

David Blaine revealed that this “trick” took 10 years to accomplish. He actually created a fistula, which is a hollowed-out area of scar tissue through his arm where the needle is inserted, that’s why there is NO BLOOD…

For 10 years, David would take a needle through his arm in the same spot and increase the damage every so slightly. He drilled a hole through his arm to perform a magic trick-

That is a display of persistence!

What are you willing to do in your own life that will take ten years to accomplish? If you think back to ten years ago right now, it doesn’t seem that far, but ten years ahead? In order to have success in 10 years, we have to have the persistence to see it through! 



dr rob bell speakerDr. Rob Bell is a Sport Psychology Coach. DRB & associates coach executives and professional athletes. Some clients have included three different winners on the PGA Tour, Indy Eleven, University of Notre Dame, Marriott, and Walgreens. 

display of persistence