Perseverance

noun | [ pur-suh-veer-uhns ]

Perseverance is the ability to put in continued, thorough and diligent effort, towards a perceived goal while overcoming difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement along the way. It includes our ability to learn from failure and try again. Perseverance also means that we prioritize sustainable future rewards over shorter-term satisfaction.

Perseverance is necessary for positive student functioning like academic adjustment and engagement. It is also linked to higher performance at the workplace.

Perseverance In Action

The person will be able to:

  • Work with attention, persistence and continuous effort.
  • Complete whatever task they have begun.
  • Focus on finding a solution to a given problem, even when faced with setbacks.
  • Consistently work towards a long-term goal.
  • Overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge.
  • Reflect and evaluate the reason for their failure.

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Also Known As

Hindi | 

दृढ़ता

Marathi | 

चिकाटी

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