Citations with the tag: PERSISTENCE
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- When persistence doesn't pay off.
// Glamour; Sep93, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p153
Gives advice on when to continue persisting with a goal and when to let go. Pointers from Steven Berglas, coauthor of the book `Your Own Worst Enemy: Understanding the Paradox of Self-Defeating Behavior'; Importance of accurately judging when persistence will pay off and when it will not;...
- Measuring persistence and personality characteristics of adolescents.
McGiboney, Garry Wade; Carter, Clifford // Psychological Reports; Feb93, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p128
Assesses whether persistence is correlated with such personality characteristics of adolescents as assertiveness, emotional stability, and self-reliance. The Persistence Scale for Children by Lufi and Cohen; Cattell's High School Personality Questionnaire (HSPQ); Results and discussion; More.
- TIMES TWO.
Herald, Charles // Bowhunter; 2007 Whitetail Special, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p70
The article discusses the importance of persistence in bowhunting.
- You may not know it buy you've been closing sales since you were a child.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 06/01/98, Issue 322310, p4
Illustrates the importance of persistence in selling. Selling insights from a seven-year-old boy; How to handle rejection.
- Staying power.
Brosend, William // Christian Century; 04/19/2000, Vol. 117 Issue 13, p455
Asserts that someone should stay put because Christ is with him or her wherever she or he is. How a parish should be regarded; Reasons for leaving a certain callings and vocations; What accepting the prevailing pace and priorities means.
- International POP treaty advances.
Roberts, Michael // Chemical Week; 4/3/96, Vol. 158 Issue 13, p23
Reports on the creation of a task force that will look into persistent organic pollutants (POPs) during a meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS) in Canberra, Australia. Upgrade and formalization of ad hoc group formed by the United Nations Environment Program in May...
- Are you persistent or pesty?
Figel, Marge // American Salesman; Apr97, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p20
Discusses the difference between being persistent and being pesty in selling. Vital role of persistence in selling; Avoidance of being a pest by having knowledge of the prospect; Tenacious approach of a pest to an offensive extreme.
Nunas, Kyle; N.L. // Natural Life; Mar96, Issue 48, p6
Presents information on the use of persistent organic pollutants (POP) worldwide. Increasing use of pesticides; Most commonly used POPs; health effects of POPs; Canadian groups working against POPs; Plans for international conventions on POPs.
- Get Over It!
Farber, Barry // Entrepreneur; Oct2003, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p88
Discusses ways on how to have self-confidence during sale negotiations. Search for people with success stories; Acceptance of rejection; Importance of persistence and experience.
- Editorial: Sabbaticals.
Farber, Barry // International Review of Research in Open & Distance Learning; 2007, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p1
The article discusses various reports within the issue, including one by Wong Lap Sang about cultural hegemony and another by Jia Frydenberg on student persistence and attrition in online versus 'onground' classes.
Farber, Barry // Bloomsbury Business Library - U.S. Business Quotations; 2007, p116
The article presents quotes related to persistancy from Irish politician David Andrews, U.S. poet Charles Bukowski and U.S. entrepreneur Mary Kay Ash.
- Organic Pollutants.
Farber, Barry // Presidents & Prime Ministers; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p27
Reports that the United States participated in a 1998 meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a global agreement on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), which was held in Montreal, Canada. What are POPs; Reason POPs pose local, regional and global problems.
Richards, Paul W. // Highlights for Children; Jan2004, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p17
Presents an article on the importance of persistence on the fulfillment of a childhood dream to become an astronaut.
- Persistence of metamitron in a sandy loam soil
Bond, W.; Roberts, H. A. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology; Oct1976, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p431
No abstract available.
Bond, W.; Roberts, H. A. // Power of Persistence; 2009, p19
An introduction to the book "The Power of Persistence: Real Stories of Real People Creating Extraordinary Results" is presented which discusses on topics including the characteristic that creates success among individuals, areas in one's life that need to be persevered, and element of persistence.
- Try, Try Again.
Rockman, Janice // Tennessee Tribune; 9/8/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 36, p7B
The article presents the author's advice about how to be successful in life including learning from past mistakes, setting new goals, and persisting one's dreams.
- Mulberry Leaves into Silk Gowns.
Yang, Brenda // Teen Ink; Jan2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p27
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of learning about perseverance after meeting a man without arms who sells books in the street of Harbin, China.
- Persistence Is a Habit That Can Be Cultivated.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Business News New Jersey; 8/21/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 34, p24
Focuses on the impact of persistence behavior on business success. Citations of the causes of being persistent; Steps in developing persistence; Consideration of realization as the secret of persistence.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p314
A definition of the term "persistence" is presented, which refers to the act of persisting.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1687
A definition of the term "palinopsia" which refers to the persistence of a visual image after the object has been removed is presented.
Sar�, Marco; Machado, Calixto // MEDICC Review; Apr2012, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p5
Letters to the editor are presented in response to articles "A Cuban Perspective on Management of Persistent Vegetative State," published in the January 2012 issue and "Organization and Startup of the Gambia's New Community-Based Medical Programme," published in the January 2012 issue.
Schmidt, Charles W. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Jan1999, Vol. 107 Issue 1, pA24
Addresses issues concerning chemicals that belong to a class known as persistent organic pollutants (POP). Properties; Efforts of the United Nations to reduce global use of POP; Current distribution of POP; DDT insecticide.
- Marine Pollution: The Future Challenge is to Link Human and Wildlife Studies.
Jenssen, Bj�rn Munro // Environmental Health Perspectives; Apr2003, Vol. 111 Issue 4, pA198
Editorial. Focuses on the effects of marine pollution on humans and wildlife. Reduction of the aesthetic value and intrinsic value of the marine environment; Persistent organic pollutants present in marine pollution that are consumed by humans when they eat marine food; Need for more focus on...
- Disruption of Androgen Regulation in the Prostate by the Environmental Contaminant Hexachlorobenzene.
Ralph, Jody L.; Orgebin-Crist, Marie-Claire; Lareyre, Jean-Jacques; Nelson, Colleen C. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Apr2003, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p461
Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) is a persistent environmental contaminant that has the potential to interfere with steroid hormone regulation. The prostate requires precise control by androgens to regulate its growth and function. To determine if HCB impacts androgen action in the prostate, we used a...
- Religious history.
Wallace, Dewey D.; Moreland, Kim // American Studies International; Apr93, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p152
Reviews the book `The Persistence of Ethnicity: Dutch Calvinist Pioneers in Amsterdam, Montana,' by Rob Kroes.
- Reconstructing Berlin.
Skoller, Jeffrey // Afterimage; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p12
Reviews the motion picture `Persistence,' by Daniel Eisenberg.
- Don't ever give up!
Lamade, Mike // Bowhunter; Dec99/Jan2000, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p62
Focuses on the result of the author's persistence to capture a trophy deer in his bowhunting expeditions when he killed a big deer after 35 years of trying. Preparation for his bowhunting trip to the Bear Creek Ranch; Strategies for hunting down the deer.
Nichols, Bill; anderson, Joseph // Journal of Film & Video; Winter93, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p76
A letter to the editor, along with its response, is presented regarding the article "The Myth of Persistence of Vision Revisited," in the Spring 1993 issue.
- Persistence Pays.
Towsley, Bryce M. // Mossy Oak's Hunting the Country; Spring2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p68
The article discusses the author's experience turkey hunting in a vine yard in Sonoma Valley, California. The terrain and vegetation in the area are perfect for turkeys and turkey hunting. He details the challenges their group, the National Wild Turkey Federation, had faced while hunting and how...
- Death can be a caring choice.
Perkins, Erma Mae; Letizia, Betty // RN; Feb98, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p72
Presents an article pertaining to an individual's views on withholding nutrition from patients in a persistent vegetative state and therefore causing death.
Wilde, M.D. // Christian Century; 4/10/91, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p406
Reviews the book `Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America,' by Philip McManus and Gerald Schlabach.
- To gain media attention, try intelligent persistence.
Applegate, Jane // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 8/3/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 31, p44A
Emphasizes the importance of persistence in gaining media attention. Subtlety in selling product; Preparation for interviews; Citation of the name of the company.
- Down with POP!
Applegate, Jane // UNESCO Courier; Oct98, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on the worldwide movement for the reduction and elimination of persistent organic pollutants (POP). Substances included in POP; International cooperation over the issue.
- The Persistence of Memory.
Wilkinson, Claude // Southern Review; Spring2002, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p292
Presents the poem 'The Persistence of Memory.'
- Persistence Pays.
Hanson, Baron Christopher // Inc.; Jun2010, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p15
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "What Makes Frank Run," by Frank Reynolds in the March 2010 issue.
- Persistence leads to accounting performance: How to spot a...
Henry, Laurie J. // Arkansas Business & Economic Review; Fall95, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p1
Examines the factors of persistence, which is required of an employee in order to be successful. Definition of persistence; What employers consider prime indicators of success; Conclusion to study.
- The Two Paradigms of Persistence.
Pittenger, David J. // Genetic, Social & General Psychology Monographs; Aug2002, Vol. 128 Issue 3, p237
ABSTRACT. Persistence refers to the extent to which an individual pursues reinforcement that is no longer available. The most common generalization regarding persistence is the partial reinforcement extinction effect, which states that partial, rather than continuous, reinforcement creates the...
Roberts, Michael // Chemical Week; 3/20/96, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p22
Reports on the number of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea that have agreed to phase out the production and discharge of the `dirty dozen' persistent organic pollutants (POPs).
- Endocrine issues fuel POP debate.
Stringer, Judy // Chemical Week; 3/27/96, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p11
Reports on the controversy surrounding the potential endocrine disruption properties of dioxin and persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Efforts to restrict POPs; Research into harm done to people and wildlife from chemicals; Scientific uncertainty on interpretation of data presented; Theory...
- Poison in the air.
MacKenzie, Debora // New Scientist; 10/18/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2104, p5
Focuses on the plan of Europe, the United States and Canada to ban the use of 15 persistent organic pollutants (POP). Effect of POPs' long time breakdown on the environment; Agreements made under the treaty on long-range transport of atmospheric pollutants; Reasons of countries allowing the use...
- Book reviews.
GREGORY, ALAN P. R. // Anglican Theological Review; Fall98, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p610
Reviews the book `The Persistence of Purgatory,' by Richard K. Fenn.
- TOP 10 TRAITS OF INNOVATORS.
GREGORY, ALAN P. R. // Inventors' Digest; Jan2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p22
The article presents the top 10 characteristics of inventors, including persistence, independent mindedness, and intellectual curiosity.
- Don't allow sale persistence to degenerate into stupidity.
Chase, Landy // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 1/27/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 31, p18
Focuses on the nature of persistence needed in sales profession. Recognition of entrepreneurship; Importance of marketing abilities; Significance of time management.
- Persistent Underdevelopment; Change and Economic Modernization in the West Indies.
Fenyo, Mario D. // Journal of Third World Studies; Spring2000, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p270
Reviews the book `Persistent Underdevelopment: Change and Economic Modernization in the West Indies,' by Jay R. Mandel.
- Persistence gives best of both worlds.
LaMonica, Martin // InfoWorld; 5/6/96, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p39
Reports on Persistence Software Incorporated upgrade to its object-to-relational database mapping software. Release of Persistence 3.2 middleware; Aims of Persistence 3.2; How Persistence allows C++ programmers to deal with relational data as objects.
- Predicting recovery from post-traumatic vegetative state.
Walling, Anne D. // American Family Physician; 11/15/98, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p1852
Provides information on a study which involved caring for patients in post-traumatic vegetative states. Common cause of head injury; List of tests to predict the probability of recovery of vegetative state patients; Conclusion.
- Book reviews.
Rowson, Richard C. // Publishing Research Quarterly; Winter92/93, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p99
Reviews the book `Persist and Publish: Helpful Hints for Academic Writing and Publishing,' by Ralph E. Matkin and T.F. Riggar.
- How to model yourself on successful people.
Rowson, Richard C. // New Zealand Management; Dec2001, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p11
Presents information on the qualities and actions required to become successful. Importance of visions; Importance of courage; Definition of persistence.
- WHEN TO PERSIST AND WHEN TO GIVE UP.
Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Fonvielle, William H. // Management Review; Jan87, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p14
Cites the advantages and drawbacks of persistence in entrepreneurship. Kanter's First Law of Entrepreneurial Management; Cases where persistence has paid off and where it has brought actual harm; Lack of guidance to help managers make decisions. INSET: DECISION GUIDE FOR PROJECT CHECKPOINTS.
- Book reviews.
Holifield, E. Brooks // Church History; Jun97, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p447
Reviews the book `The Persistence of Purgatory,' by Richard K. Fenn.