Persistence is the Key!
John Maxwell spoke today about the word “Persistence”
You can watch the video here: http://johnmaxwellteam.com/persistence2
Successful people, as John said, truly understand the word
Many people who could be very successful …the people with
the gifts, the opportunity and the
talent ….are not successful because they quit too soon.
John tells the story of a time early in his career where he
opened his dictionary to the letter “Q” , went to the word “quit” and cut it
out of his dictionary.
He left the book open to that page and every time he became
discouraged, he back to that page and told himself that he had cut the word
“quit” out of his dictionary…there would be no quitting…quitting was not an
If you are consistent and persistent, you will be successful. As John mentioned, the smartest people don’t
necessarily become successful. The
fastest people don’t always win.
The people who are successful do not let circumstances
overwhelm them and force them to quit.
They don’t let conditions control their attitude. They determine to be in control of their
You could be inches
from success but if you determine to quit now you might just as well be miles
from achieving your goal.
As John said, “When you quit, time is no respecter of the
time you put in, the money you’ve put in or the energy you have devoted to
succeeding. When you quit – you quit.
It’s all lost. “
It’s a New Year …resolve to be Persistent and remember:
two rules: #1 Never quit! #2 Always remember rule # 1.” – Unknown
Great Success & Abundant Blessings in All You Do!
Thanks, Merle! Yes, get the word "quit" completely out of our vocabulary :)
This is so true Sandy and love that he cut out the word quit from his dictionary. Great idea.
Thanks for sharing, Timothy! I have liked your page.
Great article Sandy,Shared on my fan page.
Thanks for sharing, Kathleen.
Hi Sandy, Thanks for sharing this great post. I have liked and shared it for you.
Thank you, Angela and Terri for reading and commenting.
Awesome advice in this post Sandy. Persistence and consistence is the key. YOU don't quit ever. Happy to share this on Google plus and everywhere for more to see.