Never Give Up Day 2023: Mastering a Mindset of Motivation and Determination

Never Give Up Day 2023, on August 18th, was created in 2019 to inspire people worldwide. It encourages everyone to stay positive and persevere despite challenges. This day allows us to reflect on our struggles and recognise our resilience. It reminds us that with hard work, anything is possible.

Never Give Up Day resonates because it acknowledges the challenges overcome to achieve success. This day is a powerful tool to inspire, educate, and help people persist. It’s a perfect day to remind yourself that you are strong and determined. You are capable of achieving everything you believe you can.

Motivation and Determination in the Workplace


It has been famously said that success is 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration. In other words, success comes from hard work and determination, not just natural talent. This view of success is known as the growth mindset. It emphasises the importance of effort and perseverance in achieving goals. People with a growth mindset believe they can improve their skills through hard work and practice. This is often referred to as grit. This mindset leads to greater motivation, improved performance, and increased career success. Individuals with this mindset see setbacks as opportunities to learn and grow, not as proof of incompetence.

Lack of Determination

Lack of determination in the workplace can have a significant adverse effect on both individual employees and the overall productivity of the organisation. When employees lack determination, they may display a lack of motivation, leading to reduced job performance, missed deadlines, and increased error rates. The lack of drive can also result in a negative work atmosphere, affecting team morale and cohesion. Research shows 90% of employees are motivated with advancement opportunities, without determination, individuals may be less likely to persue professional development opportunities or take on challenging tasks that could lead to personal growth and career advancement.

Finding Determination and Motivation

Finding determination and motivation in the workplace is of utmost importance for both employees and employers alike. In a recent study, self-determination work motivation was associated with higher work satisfaction and lower emotional exhaustion among employees. The findings suggest that employees actively seek recognition as a key source of motivation. Another study found that 81% of employees consider recognition as a strong motivator. These results emphasise the importance of recognition in fostering a motivated and engaged workforce.

When individuals are driven to excel, they become more engaged and committed to their tasks. This leads to higher productivity and efficiency. Determined employees are more likely to persevere through obstacles, finding creative solutions and contributing to the organisation’s success.

Determination fosters a proactive and positive work culture, inspiring others to work towards common goals with passion. Resilient employees become valuable assets as they take ownership of their responsibilities and seek continuous improvement. They actively contribute to the organisation’s success.

Cultivating Determination

Cultivating determination in the workplace is essential for individual and collective success. It fosters a dynamic and resilient workforce and drives sustainable growth. Never Give Up Day 2023 celebrates our achievements and how we have overcome adversity. It reminds us how far we can come when we persevere through challenges.

How Can Wellity Support You?


A Wellity session ‘The Power of Grit’ delves into the concept of grit as a key determinant of success and personal growth. Participants will explore the characteristics and mindset associated with girt and learn how to cultivate and harness their own inner levels of tenacity and courage. The session aims to inspire individuals to embrace challenges, persevere in the face of obstacles , and unlock their full potential.


      • Understand the concept of grit and its significance in achieving long-term goals.

      • Discover the key characteristics of gritty individuals, such as perseverance, passion, and resilience.

      • Learn strategies to cultivate a growth mindset and develop perseverance in the face of adversity.

      • Gain practical tools and techniques to enhance grit and maintain motivation towards personal and professional goals.

      • Develop a deeper understanding of the connection between grit and success in various areas of life.

      • Identify the impact and rituals and create a plan for personal mastery.

    Never Give Up Day 2023 is a reminder that no matter how hard thing may seem, you can also find the strength inside of yourself to keep going. It gives us the courage to face our obstacles and helps us to stay motivated in the pursuit of our dreams.

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