Persistence, Discipline, and Time Equals Success

Persistence, Discipline, and Time Equals Success

Persistence Defined:

The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines persistence as “the action or fact of persisting; the quality or state of being persistent; especially :  perseverance.”

Discipline Defined:

Merriam Webster Dictionardefines discipline as “punishment; instruction; a field of study; training that corrects, molds, or perfects the mental faculties or moral character; control gained by enforcing obedience or order :  orderly or prescribed conduct or pattern of behavior :  self-control; a rule or system of rules governing conduct or activity.”

Time Defined:

Merriam Webster Dictionary defines time as “the thing that is measured as seconds, minutes, hours, days, years, etc.; a particular minute or hour shown by a clock; the time in a particular area or part of the world.”



When you combine persistence, discipline, and time you achieve success. No matter how small, no matter how big, success is still success. Whether they be short-term goals or long-term goals, if you put in 100% effort to persistence, discipline, and time, then you will succeed.

In Order to Succeed You Must:

1). Believe in yourself.

2). Erase all negativity around you – this includes negative people in your life, as well.

3). Trust your gut instinct when it propels you forward.

4). Trust yourself.

5). Have a strong enough desire to want to follow through with it, no matter the cost or sacrifice.

6). Be willing to make sacrifices in order to put your 100% best effort and attitude towards your goal(s).

7). Have the strength, fortitude, and will-power to overcome obstacles that may come your way. There WILL be obstacles!

8). Be open to learning new things. You cannot be grounded or set in ways, or you will not learn anything or achieve your goals.

9). Be honest with yourself. Accept all failures and defeats and overcome all obstacles, or you will not move forward.

10). Start personal development and continue on with it. It will build your strengths and weaknesses.

11). Make a schedule around any life events and follow through with it. The more time you put in, the more you…


…Show up, give 100% of yourself, and YOU WILL succeed!


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Stay positive, keep smiling, and carry on! 






Colleen Burns


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