Describes the tendency to consistently pursue goals even when resistance, setbacks, or exhaustion occur.

Persistent people maintain their motivation over a long period of time, are not discouraged by anything and - come what may - stick to their goals once they have been set.
goals once they have been set. People with high perseverance values are more eager to meet professional and non-professional demands with vigor. They are more optimistic about the future, more self-critical about their achievements, more focused on perseverance and more interested in continuous development.

Too much persistence sometimes threatens to become "doggedness" and makes you miss the moment when it might be better to rethink your strategy.