Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do, long after the mood you said it in has left you. Commitment is the state of being bound -- emotionally, intellectually, or both -- to a course of action. I firmly believe that all human success is the result of persistent commitment. The chicken said, “I’m committed to giving eggs every morning.”The pig said, “Giving eggs isn’t commitment, it’s participation. Commitment is what keeps you going.