• “…perseverance and passion for long-term goals”
  • “…working strenuously toward challenges, maintaining effort and interest over years despite failure, adversity, and plateaus in progress”

“Keep on keeping on” is sensible advice dispensed under myriad names: perseverance, determination, ‘never give up’, ‘stay the course’, etc.

Angela Duckworth has popularised the term “grit” and given it a framework and vocabulary for others to think and talk about it.

The above summary is taken from a good book Kouzos and Posnor, The Leadership Challenge.