Harvest the Gift of Communication

Week Two: Harvest the gift of dedication.
Successful people don’t relax on a chair. They feel relaxed with their work. They sleep with their dreams and wake up with a commitment.
– Ritu Ghatourey quotes

Story: Doctors without Borders
Doctors Without Borders was founded in l971 by a group of French medics who recognized the existence of legal complications in international medical care. There are now more than two thousand medical professionals in eighty countries. Each participant must exhibit compassion, caring, and empathy toward the indigent. They all could be establishing lucrative businesses in their home countries. Instead, they have chosen to give of their skills and talents to those who do not have access to medical care.
Moral of the Story:
Dedication does not apply only to altruistic efforts. It is also needed in the establishment of any life goal, business, or enterprise. Dedication is a twenty-four seven endeavor. High achievers keep their eyes and ears open for more opportunities.
Passion is a major success driver. It’s the driving force behind dedication.
On December 17th, 1903, after hours of work, the Wright brothers sent that first airplane up. In 1927, after thousands of flight miles, Charles A. Lindbergh made that first transatlantic flight. In 1969, Neil Armstrong and crew, after months of preparation, landed on the moon. Thomas Edison, after ten thousand “failures” took lit that first light bulb. Incidentally, George Westinghouse turned down the offer to purchase the technology for $100,000.00 because no one would want something that lit up.
Dedication, dedication, dedication!
Action Plan:
What stirs your passion? Enthusiasm often precedes dedication. Strong desire often preludes success. And excitement produces the necessary ingredients for commitment.
Practical Application to Your Life:
Before entering any business endeavor, relationship, or altruistic plan, stir up your interest in doing so. Become passionate about it. And determine to be stick to your plan.\
Become dedicated to it.
Weekly Take Away:
Passion plus enthusiasm, plus determination equals success.


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