My entire collection of “greatest accomplishments” has been accumulated through the undying power of persistence.
Look around and see if the same holds true for you.
Daniel Goleman distinguished the importance of being able to motivate oneself and persist in the face of obstacles and frustrations as one of the four key characteristics of emotional intelligence.
Ibarra outlines persistence as the ability to survive the rocky period between working identities. This key component is required for successful career reinvention.
Making the most of change and managing your way through transition, according to William Bridges, requires a continued emphasis on managing your mind. Every major shift will demand that we carry on, and make it through our transitions by NOT aborting the process.
Perhaps you can see how come we make such a big darn deal about people who persist in the face of difficulty.
Today we are proud to announce the name of our 2013 SoulSalt Persistence Award recipient – Ashley Mwongela. She is a deserving of this award as it gets. We wish her well and want her to know we BELIEVE in her dream too!