Passion Is The Driving Force That Will Take You Forward

You must find your passion first and foremost in life.

Sylvain Saurel
Dec 3, 2019 · 4 min read
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Moving forward in life is not always easy. We all have bad days when morale is not good.

I myself have days from time to time like this where nothing seems to be going right. You must have ambitious goals just like me, but when everything goes wrong, sometimes you feel discouraged or lost.

First of all, I will reassure you on a crucial point:

Having bad days when morale is at its lowest is something completely natural. Everyone goes through this even the most admired successful people.

The real difference is how you will react to these bad days in your life. Will you be able to bounce even harder to get back full of energy the next day? Or are you going to let yourself be defeated when morale is not there?

You have understood that you must choose to react and bounce back to get back on track as quickly as possible. To do this, there is nothing better than having a passion for what you do. It is simply the greatest force that can push you forward.

Passion Drives You

Passion is an incredible driving force that will motivate you in your daily efforts to take forward. This is essential because it is impossible to achieve high goals in life without daily efforts.

Passion will help you to be constant in your efforts.

Without this consistency, you will not succeed. Consistency is for me the essential quality that differentiates successful people from unsuccessful people. This applies to all areas.

An athlete can never become a great champion if he is not constant in his training and does not have the daily will to surpass himself. A writer will not be successful if he or she does not write daily in order to practice and progress.

I will stop here with my examples, but you have clearly understood the importance of consistency. The latter is facilitated by passion.

Passion Helps You Overcome Failures

I hated failure for a long time. This absolute rejection of failure was ultimately a kind of fear. This fear prevented me from embarking on projects for fear of not being able to carry them out successfully.

And then one day, I finally realized that failure was part of the road to success.

The one who has never failed in his life has never taken the risk of pushing his limits to achieve very ambitious goals. Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, says:

“If you want to be inventive, you have to be willing to fail.”

If you want to create extraordinary things, you must be prepared to fail. This is a fundamental truth that you must absolutely integrate.

Nevertheless, all these are only beautiful sentences. When you are faced with failure, you will forget all these sentences of successful entrepreneurs and you will find yourself alone in the face of your failure.

To have the strength to face your failure and learn the lessons that will allow you to do better the next time, there is no better driving force than passion.

If you have a passion for what you do, you will naturally want to continue after your failure to overcome it and do better by learning from your mistakes.

Passion Helps You Achieve Your Wildest Goals

Once you have succeeded in bouncing back with the passion that drives you for what you do, you will have to continue to set ambitious goals for yourself. People with overwhelming ambition are often misunderstood. Jeff Bezos says the following about innovation:

“If you cannot afford to be misunderstood, don’t do anything new or innovative.”

To help you face the misunderstanding of the people around you when you set out to conquer crazy goals for others, you will need to be a passionate person.

Passion will help you to overcome the world’s reluctance about your projects.

You Must Choose A Job That You Are Passionate About

Passion is an extraordinary driving force to move forward. You must therefore use it to your advantage in your life. To achieve your full professional potential, you will need to be able to have this passion within you.

Without passion in your work, you will always be limited.

The best way to have this passion in your work is to choose a job that interests you. If you can reconcile your passion and your work, you will have a decisive advantage over 90% of the rest of the world.

Never forget this famous quote from Confucius:

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Your only goal now must therefore be to find your passion or passions and then implement them so that they can be used in your work or even better constitute your work.

It’s not easy but it’s the best way for you to move forward in your life no matter what obstacles you face.

The Helm

Business leadership advice, from real business leaders.

Sylvain Saurel

Written by

Entrepreneur / Developer / Blogger / Author. In Bitcoin We Trust: https://www.inbitcoinwetrust.net

The Helm

Business leadership advice, from real business leaders. The Helm is a carefully curated collection of insightful content from the business frontlines.

Sylvain Saurel

Written by

Entrepreneur / Developer / Blogger / Author. In Bitcoin We Trust: https://www.inbitcoinwetrust.net

The Helm

The Helm

Business leadership advice, from real business leaders. The Helm is a carefully curated collection of insightful content from the business frontlines.

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