What is #75hard and What I Learned from Doing it

I love doing hard things.

I learned early in life that the more difficult a challenge, the more rewarding.

So, call me crazy, but I deliberately seek out difficult challenges.

My family motto is “We do hard things”…

And last year, I did one of the most crazy challenges yet.

I did #75Hard.

It’s a 75-day challenge with ZERO excuses.

2 workouts per day, a strict diet, a gallon of water per day…

And if you slip up even once…

…you go back to day 1.


You think you’re training your body…

But really, 75 Hard is like an Ironman for the mind. You’re developing mental toughness.

And going through that challenge was eye-opening for me!

Now, I’m not going to tell you to join 75 Hard (even though you should!)

But I do want to share with you 5 massive mental shifts that hit me like a ton-of-bricks to the face while in the challenge.

Each one of them will stick with me forever because they’re worth 10x more than the discomfort I faced during the challenge.

Check Out My #75Hard Results (Before & After) HERE: http://bit.ly/3qlIczN

I get it…

Physical challenges like this can seem unrelated to the growth of your SaaS.

But as an entrepreneur, a CEO, and a founder — I believe training your mind is where success starts.

Keep your mind sharp. Keep it trained.

It’s up to you to make good decisions even when they’re difficult and lead your company the best you can.

Can you really do that from a place of complacency?

Watch the video and leave a comment telling me which of the 5 mental shifts you know you need the most.

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Dan Martell is a serial entrepreneur, an investor in 40+ startups like Intercom, Udemy, and Unbounce and the creator of SaaS Academy, helping over 500 B2B SaaS founders scale faster. He’s founded five SaaS companies and successfully exited three of them. If you want to scale faster without hitting the usual roadblocks, make sure to follow him on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn & Twitter.

Originally published at https://www.danmartell.com on February 1, 2021.

I coach ambitious software founders | Award-winning angel investor / 5x founder with 3x exits | Speaker | Proud Father.