Success Requires Persistence | Candlelight Heroes
Let's talk about persistence. For starters, how many old sayings, aphorisms, and clichés are there about persistence? The early bird gets the worm. Slow and steady wins the race. If at first you don't succeed, try again. If life gives you lemons make lemonade. The list goes on and on. The reason that there are so many old sayings about persistence is twofold: First, it's a really important element in success, and second, it's an element of success that gives a lot of people a lot of trouble. Something that's as important and troublesome as persistence deserves a lot of clichéd sayings and a lot of attention. The problem with the road to success is that many people only picture the destination, not the journey. When they do this, they not only fail to see that true success is not a destination (it's a lifelong process) but they also fail to see the potential problems that routinely occur when striving for success. This means that when these problems do occur, the unprepared person is