when faced with opposition or difficulty; continuing firmly or steadily
something in spite of obstacles
is something like plotting your final destination ahead of an exciting journey,
then persistence is rather like the engine you need in order to get there.
your journey; persistence is what prevents you from getting discouraged by what
may have happened in the past; persistence is where the rubber meets the road!
persistence is all about …
ask, “which way is success?”
place far off in the distance. The man, thrilled by the prospect of quick and
easy success, rushed off in the appropriate direction. Suddenly, there was a
loud “splat!”. Eventually, the
man limped back, tattered and stunned, assuming he must have misinterpreted the
message. He repeated his question to the guru, who again pointed silently in
the same direction.
more. This time the splat was deafening, and when the man crawled back, he was
bloody, broken, tattered, and irate. “I asked you which way is success,” he yelled at the guru.
“I followed the direction you indicated. And all I got was splatted!
this: “Success IS that way. Just a little further on than splat!”
taking actions, each and every day, that will move you in the direction of your
goal is what will get you there in the end. No matter how big your goal, you
can get there if you will keep your destination in mind and then continually
take actions that move you toward the goal.
persistence determines what you will do; whether you will give up or keep
going. Persistence is what gets you back on your feet, dusted down and ready to