(För introduktion till denna serie bloggtexter, se http://blog.perspectus.se/?p=693)
Ability to sustain engagement and remain determined and patient even when efforts take a long time to bear fruit.
Perseverance may also be understood as a personality trait or virtue, although it is likely that the capacity for sustaining engagement can be strengthened by conscious focusing on the possibilities to achieve long-term positive outcomes. As such, perseverance is related to Long- term orientation and visioning. Perseverance is yet another quality that can be constructive or destructive depending on the nature of the ambitions a person or group pursue, so it needs to be linked to other qualities and skills.
We included some related concepts mentioned in the survey in this category: patience, resilience, determination and decisiveness.