Family, the environment or merely world domination, the passions we pursue are what define our lives. Those with a life long vision can focus their attention on making the vision a reality over the long run. Others shift priorities and passions on a regular basis to experience the broad spectrum of what life offers. The remaining dare not to define their passions or they have lost hope.
Abraham Lincoln met with extreme adversity and multiple defeats before achieving the U.S. Presidency. As providence would have it, he was just the right man to see us through the Civil War and end slavery. Those top our list of inspiring people all have many qualities and passion must be one of them.
The key is the ability to identify your current passions clearly and recognize when they have changed. The world around us says, either follow you passion at all cost or choose the popular passions that are acceptable, but not too radical. Regardless of the category of your passion, own it, love it and pursue it. The world needs leaders that have a diversity of interests and are willing to invest their lives to ensure the future is even better than today.
Going Further: What is your 30-second elevator pitch about your passion? What inspired your passion? Are you giving your all to your passions and do any changes need to be made?
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