The Importance Of Perseverance

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Every person on this earth experiences pain. There are no exceptions, no anomalies. The fact that we endure pain, does not mean that all we ever experience will be pain. Lance Armstrong once said, “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.” From this, we can take that if we persevere, pain will eventually end, but if we surrender to that pain, we will suffer the effects for much longer than we would have had we pushed through the struggle. There are three main places where we can see success through perseverance: in our careers, emotions, and education. In all of these subjects, true success is achieved with plenty of perseverance. All of these are opportunities to connect with Lance Armstrong’s motivational statement regarding perseverance. If we take this and learn from it, we are likely to experience success in our own lives. When connecting perseverance to our personal lives, we can see success through perseverance in our careers. When the average person starts working, whether it be at a fast food chain or a job in their chosen line of work, they typically do not begin at the highest position, they start at the bottom. People make their way up to higher positions through promotions, which are achieved through hard work, and work that was done well. This work is not always easy and is in fact, often difficult. Many people choose to

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