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Tenacity and persistence | Off Kilter


Last updated 3/2/2022 at 11:06am

Tenacity and persistence – these two qualities are among my favorites. And there is a difference to me between how these personal attributes are “applied” on the east coast and here in the Pacific Northwest.

Tenacity is the quality that makes a person refuse to give up. It means mental or moral strength to resist opposition, danger, or hardship. Persistence is closely related to tenacity but different.

Persistence is the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people.

So, to me, the difference is...

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