What is the outcome of Determination?
I am personally one of the most determined people I know. I firmly believe that if I think it, I can achieve it. But, I wanted to know about the real result of Determination?
First, I considered a fact of life. I am obviously black, and my existence has to be as a direct result of a slave DECIDING to live. The survival of my ancestors has made it possible for me to write this post today.
Would I have been so brave to live the life they lived?
Secondly, I considered the business owner who faced complete financial loss but yet decided to persevere and seek solutions to achieve multi-million-pound business.
Would your children have a place of employment if that entrepreneur was not determined to succeed?
Would I be alive if the human who was physically enslaved, decided to give up?
With an amount of thought, study and research, I have concluded that the end result of Determination is authenticity.
You see, pure Determination requires the birth and death of:
- Behaviours that do not serve you
- Learning new behaviours that helps you
- Pure personal honesty
The result of that level of awareness is YOU. Determination is a shield, which protects you from the full force of the negativity and barriers that will be placed in your way.
The shield of Determination can often protect you mentally and physically from the onslaught of distractions, negativity and procrastination.
What Determination does; it enables you to reflect and seriously analyze the goal you are trying to achieve and your reason why. It is with that focus and assessment that you are empowered to move forward towards your ambition.
If you ask me, the most critical trait of building an ethical business in the 21st century is Determination. The challenges facing the economy requires entrepreneurs to hold their nerve and be patient, as the pendulum swings towards the power of ethics in business.
What are your reasons for you not achieving your goal?