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Talent, genius, and education mean very little when persistence is lacking. Here’s what true determination looks like.

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7 Habits Of Highly Persistent People

7 Habits Of Highly Persistent People

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JIM ROHN

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”

1. AN ALL-CONSUMING VISION

Persistent people have a goal or vision in mind that motivates and drives them. They are often dreamers and visionaries who see their lives as having a higher purpose than simply earning a living. They often think of this vision first thing when they wake up and last thing before they go to bed. ...

2. A BURNING DESIRE

Persistent people want it bad, really bad, and they never look for an excuse or a way out. What keeps highly persistent people going is their powerful level of desire.Repeated failures, dead ends, and periods when it seems like no progress is being made often come before any major breakthroughs h...

3. INNER CONFIDENCE

People who overcome the odds and achieve greatly are often described as “marching to the beat of their own drummer.” They know what they want and are seldom swayed by the opinion of the masses.

Having a highly developed sense of who they are allows the highly persistent to continue on witho...

4. HIGHLY DEVELOPED HABITS

Rohn also once said, “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

Highly persistent people know it is very difficult to stay continually motivated, particularly during difficult times and wh...

5. ABILITY TO ADJUST AND ADAPT

Persistent people have the ability to adjust and adapt their action plan. They do not stubbornly persist in the face of evidence that their plan is not working, but look for better ways that will increase their chances of success.

The highly persistent see their journey as a series of dead ...

6. COMMITMENT TO LIFELONG LEARNING

Persistent people realize that any goal worth reaching will take time, effort, and continuously learning new skills and thinking patterns. They welcome change and new ideas and continue looking for ways they can incorporate these into their lives.

Ongoing learning is seen as part of a proce...

7. ROLE MODELS THAT ACT AS GUIDES AND MENTORS

While it may appear that highly persistent people act alone and don’t need anyone, most have a carefully chosen group of people they admire and emulate. These can be people who are actually involved in their lives as mentors/confidantes or they can be figures who they have read about and who have...

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