What exactly is Personal Fortitude? It is not the ability to endure hardship, it's the willingness to face your fears and never give up. No matter the obstacle you’re facing, your personal fortitude will be tested constantly. How do you cultivate personal fortitude? You have to believe in yourself, giving yourself the confidence to take risks and work hard. Putting in the extra time and energy on the long hard road to achieve the goals you’ve set for yourself. Own your power with this Success Tip.