Persistence is a quality that plays a major role in whether you achieve what you want in life. The value of persistence is in its longevity; you continue on with your project, despite coming up short some days and keep at it until you finally reach it. In other words, you don’t quit.
Success Comes After Multiple Attempts
Most successful people don’t just automatically get to their goals overnight. It might look that way to an outsider, but it is rarely the case. Instead, they often fail before they reach a goal, and many of them fail more than once.
Use failure to your advantage by learning from it. Ask yourself, what went wrong? And then, how can I overcome the obstacle that caused me to fail? Learn what didn’t work so that you can get on the path of what does work, which leads ultimately to success.
The Hard Stuff is Worth More
If something comes easy to you, it’s probably not as big or important as something that is harder to achieve. In other words, your goals are going to take hard work to achieve. The positive part of that is once you achieve that milestone, and you will achieve, you will appreciate it because of the hard work it took to get there.
Persistence Leads to Knowledge
If you are persistent in your actions, then it is inevitable that you will learn. Each time you fail, you will learn what works and what doesn’t in that situation. You will then respond in a more effective manner next time.
If you continue to have a zest for learning, then you will acquire knowledge steadily over time. That knowledge base will offer you suggestions on how best to achieve your goals.
Persistence, therefore, is essential to getting better at something and is often a requirement for success. Are you persistent in your life?