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.


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