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Why Persistence Pays Off

Maybe your Mom encouraged you by saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.” But in the real world, it’s actually much more complicated than that.

About the Author(s)

David L. Van Rooy is Senior Director, International Human Resources Strategy and Operations at Walmart. He is the author of the new book Trajectory: 7 Career Strategies to Take You from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be (AMACOM 2014).

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