The star had a definite purpose that was backed by a burning desire. He was going to the Olympics to win a gold medal. When one plan failed, he immediately created a new plan – to win a medal as a bobsled team. people around him negatively tried to impact his purpose by telling him it can’t be done. Whenever this happened he would smile and take the next action towards his dream. Through his persistent actions he created a friendly alliance, a team, to follow through with his plan and purpose. He did not let anything or anyone defeat his purpose. To compete in the Olympics.