Perseverance – One Word Wednesday

In case you don’t know what perseverance is, it’s the continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, discouragement, obstacles, or opposition.

Perseverance is a tenacious trait unlike perfectionism, which we looked at last week. One is an obstacle to progress. The other leads to success.

I believe perseverance can override perfectionism.

So does Holly Gerth. She says so in this lovely graphic.

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If those words aren’t motivation enough to be persistent and persevere,   check out these links to see how perseverance can actually work.

 7 Entrepreneurs Whose Perseverance Will Inspire You

50 Famous People Who Failed at Their First Attempt at Career Success

 

 

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