Passion is to humans as water is to plants – it is fundamental to our growth, happiness and well-being. It is an expression of who we are at the deepest level. Passion is a key ingredient in helping people build fulfilled and successful lives. Passion can give the confidence, tenacity, inspiration and courage to make positive choices in our lives. To discover your passion, is a key part of helping you know who you are, who you want to be. The primary reason people accomplish great things is because they are passionate about whatever they really want. They become irresistible and unstoppable.

In any sport, profession or competition, the difference between the top 5% and the rest of the crowd is passion. The top 5% are typically exponentially better than the next line and not just a bit better. This is because they are passionate about what they do and therefore strive for greatness.

Our dreams and all you desire in forms your passion. You don’t need to be a dreamer only.

One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested.
_E. M. Forster : Passion is energy


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Commitment is to your dreams what fuel as it is to an automobile. Be consistent in your actions

The number one reason people don’t complete their journey of Wish to Reality is because they are never committed fully to their wishes in the first place. Too often people use the word “committed” rather loosely. Committed does not mean ‘interested’ neither does it mean to ‘try’. To commit means to do and to keep doing, keep going, and to keep improving until you have succeeded. The longer it takes to achieve your vision, the more likely it is for distractions affect your morale to commitment. To overcome, you should learn to sustain your drive by, and continuously focus on your vision.

Committed people don’t quit. Even the best planner cannot predict every obstacle. Sure you can foresee the possibility of some bumps on the road when things don’t go as planned. But are you committed to find the ways around them when those annoying problems arise? People who are not committed are always looking for short cuts, and because of that, they never find the true solution, which is often right in their sight.

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” Vince Lombardi

You wouldn’t expect a car to move forward without fuel Would you? Of course not! Then how do you expect your dreams be realize without your total commitment? If you are 99% invested, you’re not truly committed. 99% is not enough. There is no power in 99%! Committed is 100% and nothing less. Nothing magical ever happens without your commitment. Greatness happens when you are truly committed to something. People around you can feel it by its result.


Commitment is the act or an instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust while passion is any great, strong, powerful emotion, especially romantic love or hate. Below are some reasons why commitment drives passion.


When showing commitment, you have greater chances of getting good career opportunities

Having a great desire to doing your job is passion but without bringing energy and initiative to it every day remain unaccomplished. Caring more about your work and your organization will show in the results you produce when you add enthusiasm by commitment. Showing commitment can demonstrate your leadership potential to managers and lead to great career opportunities



Attending to the details of your job demonstrates commitment to the workplace culture. For example, being punctual and prepared when at work, respecting workplace property and policies or attending meetings when expected shows that you can handle job obligations. Respecting office rules regarding such things as dress code, personal phone use or office romances shows maturity and professionalism. Once you have the feeling which is passion for making things happen at work, you should guide your feelings with engagement to achieve your purpose at work.

Passionate workers driven by commitment continually achieve higher levels of performance at work. In today’s rapidly changing business environment, you need to be a passionate employee because such workers can drive extreme and sustained performance improvement through effective commitment. If you are of such, then you have both personal resilience and orientation toward learning and improvement that helps organizations develop the resilience needed to withstand and grow stronger.

Unfortunately, ‘passion only’ often doesn’t get the kind of results we want. When we are passionate about something and don’t commit ourselves to performing it, we end up unsatisfied. Passion without commitment leaves your dreams, visions and goals underachieved.

You need to actively encourage someone who has passion for a particular acts such as creativity in coming up with many things in his/ her own way in life to be committed to learn and help them by giving them the resources they need to learn more in order to make all they’re passionate for into reality.

The more they know, the more they’ll understand. The more they understand, the more they’ll be committed. Once they are fully committed, there will be nothing stopping them. Information is power!

“I think I overcame every single one of my personal shortcomings by the sheer passion I brought to my work. If you love your work, you’ll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can (commitment), and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you — like a fever.” _Sam Walton, founder of Walmart


The more educated you are, the more committed you will be. Here, anyone can be passionate. Therefore, while it’s true that as you move up the corporate ladder, you have more chance of being passionate, commitment needs to be applied all time. With this application, you are rest assured the higher chance of getting all you want for your satisfaction. Believe that your passion is out there waiting for you! Expect that you will find if you seek it. Be persistent and unwavering in your efforts to find it and make it happen. Realize passion and commitment are linked together. If you really have the passion for something you will stay committed. Give it your all 100%! Live, love, and breathe your achievements.

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