Definition specifically related to the community context
Persevering individuals finish projects they initiated, do not get discouraged easily and are determined. They frequently sacrifice things they like to do in order to fulfill important tasks they had already started and that seem important to them and to the community.
Persevering individuals follow their action plan until achieving the desired objectives or until they are no longer relevant. They maintain a constant course of conduct, demonstrating patience, tenacity and motivation, even in the face of possible failures along the way. They look for ways of overcoming obstacles.
Persevering individuals constantly make choices about their life and their actions, in order to assert and reinforce their identity. They know that they may serve as a model of perseverance for other members of their cultural group and community.
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