List of Topics

Nike black Wolf High Ii Shoe Skateboarding White Portmore Solar Canvas Sb Men's Grey Ankle rxrOwBvq1 Nike black Wolf High Ii Shoe Skateboarding White Portmore Solar Canvas Sb Men's Grey Ankle rxrOwBvq1 Nike black Wolf High Ii Shoe Skateboarding White Portmore Solar Canvas Sb Men's Grey Ankle rxrOwBvq1 Nike black Wolf High Ii Shoe Skateboarding White Portmore Solar Canvas Sb Men's Grey Ankle rxrOwBvq1 Nike black Wolf High Ii Shoe Skateboarding White Portmore Solar Canvas Sb Men's Grey Ankle rxrOwBvq1

SfC Home > Behavior > Character >

Nike black Wolf High Ii Shoe Skateboarding White Portmore Solar Canvas Sb Men's Grey Ankle rxrOwBvq1

by Ron Kurtus (revised 14 Decmber 2017)

Determination is a positive personal character trait where you are intent on achieving a goal. The opposite of determination includes disinterest, hesitation, and indecisiveness. Being too determined to achieve a goal may be obsessiveness or unable to see the difficulties.

After you make a firm decision to proceed on a task or goal, you may run into roadblocks and obstacles. If you have learned the rule that you should be determined to achieve that goal, you will focus your energy and efforts to stick with it until the job is done.

However, if you are not determined, you will often give up and often not get things done. If you are determined to achieve a worthwhile goal, you will reap the rewards, including gaining in confidence.

J J Renee Renee Women's Silver Women's Sascha Sascha dtqqa

Questions you may have are:

This lesson will answer those questions.



Being determined

Canvas Internal Oxfords Dance Bottom Shoes increase Women Embroidered X61red green Shoes wqE1a

A person who is determined has a firmness of purpose and the resolve to achieve a goal. It is a fixed intention or resolution to overcome obstacles.

For example, a person may be determined to graduate from college and get a degree despite financial hardships. Or a baseball player may be determined to catch a ball that seems hit too far away. He tries his best to catch that ball instead of giving up on it.

If there is a possibility, a determined person will try to achieve the goal. Of course, there are some things judged out of your reach. The ball player would be foolish to run after a ball hit out of the ballpark.

The motto of the U.S. Marines, which goes something like:

"The difficult, we do right away. The impossible takes a little longer."

Giving up

Some people give up too soon.

A person may have a goal to do something, but then the task seems more difficult than he or she thought it would be. The person then weighs the desire to achieve the goal versus the work required and decides to quit.

For example, a young man may want to get a job as an electrician. But then he finds that he must take classes and go through a two-year apprenticeship. To him, that is too much work. So, he continues working at McDonald's.

Another situation is if the person does not have confidence in his or her ability to complete the task.

Nike Solar Wolf Canvas White Skateboarding Ankle High black Shoe Grey Ii Portmore Sb Men's For example, suppose a girl wanted to get into the school play. She dreams of having the lead role, but then when audition time comes, she feels she isn't good enough to make it, so she backs out.

Some people jump from one thing to another, without even completing what they started. They aren't very determined to achieve their goal.

Nike Canvas High Men's Sb black Ankle Wolf Shoe Portmore Grey Skateboarding Solar Ii White Benefits of being determined

There are a variety of benefits from being determined to achieve your goal.

Rewards

One major benefit of being determined is that you achieve what you set out to do. If it was a good goal, you will reap the benefits of that achievement.

Other people usually can have a positive opinion of you. A person who is steadfast and determined to achieve an honorable goal is admired as having good character.

There is personal satisfaction in achieving what you set out to achieve. And that achievement can make you feel confident, like a champion.

Quotations

Famous people have made comments on the benefits of determination.

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall."
Confucius

"Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it."
Winston Churchill

"Never stop. One stops as soon as something is about to happen."
Peter Brock

"Stop looking for your purpose . . . Be it!"
Dr. Wayne Dyer

"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing."
Abraham Lincoln

"The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility."
Charles F. Kettering

"Your opponent, in the end, is never really the player on the other side of the net, or the swimmer in the next lane, or the team on the other side of the field, or even the bar you must high-jump. Your opponent is yourself, your negative internal voices, your level of determination."
Grace Lichtenstein

"Act as if it were impossible to fail."
Dorothea Brand

"It's not the size of the dog in the fight that matters, it's the size of the fight in the dog!"

Such sayings can be inspiring.

Summary

Some people quit too soon. If you are determined to achieve your goals, you will most likely reap the rewards of your hard work and gain confidence. It also is an indication of your character.

03 Couture Women's Platform 11 w Bow Pin Slide up Teal Siren 7fqw5px1I

Be determined to do your best


Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Websites

Character Resources

Books

Top-rated books on Character

Portmore Canvas Ii black High Skateboarding White Men's Wolf Shoe Sb Ankle Solar Grey Nike Gravity and Gravitation

My physics book covers an important subject with easy-to-understand explanations. It is great for science buffs and students.

You can purchase the hardcopy book through Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble for $19.95.

Purchase the Kindle or Nook / EPUB e-book for $3.50.


Like us on Blue Training Wolf Womens White Grey Smokey Free Mica Shoes Nike Blue TR 6 qwT1FA | Follow on Pointed Chain Red Metal toe heels Women's Boots toe Closed AmoonyFashion High with 61wRf5xHZq



Questions and comments

Do you have any questions, comments, or opinions on this subject? If so, send an email with your feedback. I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.


Share this page

Click on a button to bookmark or share this page through Twitter, Facebook, email, or other services:


Students and researchers

The Web address of this page is:
www.school-for-champions.com/character/
Skateboarding Portmore black Ankle Men's Grey Shoe High Canvas Solar Nike Wolf Ii Sb White
determination.htm

Please include it as a link on your website or as a reference in your report, document, or thesis.

Copyright © Restrictions


Nike Wolf Shoe Ankle High Ii Sb Men's black White Portmore Canvas Skateboarding Grey Solar Where are you now?

Lexi Sandal Metallic Dress Womens Dyeables Inc Silver 1SEwxcZqp

Character topics

Character Rule: Be Determined to Achieve Your Goal




Character topics

Character is important

In business

In life

Ii Men's Solar Sb High Nike Ankle White Portmore Canvas black Shoe Wolf Grey Skateboarding Understanding character

Nike Men's White Solar Ii Portmore Ankle Wolf High Canvas Skateboarding black Shoe Grey Sb Character is learned

How others learned character

How people change character

Judging character

Classification of traits

General features

Personal traits

Social traits

Group-based traits

Overdrive Shoe 6 Clipless Men's Cycling EU Diamondback 5 Size US Mountain 39 5CXBw5Wqn

Leading others

Book summaries

High White Men's Sb Skateboarding Solar Canvas Ankle Portmore black Grey Shoe Ii Nike Wolf Also see



Let's make the world a better place

Be the best that you can be.

Use your knowledge and skills to help others succeed.

Don't be wasteful; protect our environment.

You CAN influence the world.



High Ankle black Ii Canvas Skateboarding Shoe Men's Wolf Solar Grey Sb Portmore Nike White


Live Your Life as a Champion:

Ankle black Nike Grey Portmore Sb Men's Ii Wolf White Canvas Shoe Solar Skateboarding High black Canvas Shoe Portmore White Ankle Solar Grey Ii Skateboarding Sb High Nike Wolf Men's Take care of your health

Seek knowledge and gain skills

Do excellent work

High Ii Solar Ankle Nike Wolf black Canvas Sb Skateboarding Grey Men's Shoe White Portmore Be valuable to others

Have utmost character

Be a Champion!Terrain Oiled Ariat Hiking Brown Boot Rowdy Men's annSP8HFrosted Toe Black Solid Kitten Closed Buckle Sandals Heels WeenFashion Women's 1xqRH1S



Sb Grey Wolf Ii Nike Canvas Shoe White black Portmore Skateboarding Solar High Ankle Men's
Air Shoe Max 2 Sequent Running Khaki Nike Men's 7wvqCxZ

The School for Champions helps you become the type of person who can be called a Ankle Solar Shoe High Portmore Nike Grey Ii Skateboarding Wolf black White Sb Men's Canvas Champion.