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Focus is the key ingredient of success

by Jerome Shaw 4 months ago in success
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We live in a fast-paced world where change and progress are continual in many sectors of life, including education, communication, transportation, health, and security, to name a few examples. Indeed, advances in science and new technical discoveries have resulted in significant improvements in a variety of areas of life, making life easier, more affordable, faster, and more enjoyable for us all.

The challenge today is whether or not we can continue to merge the underlying values of concentration, discipline, and willpower with the changes that technological growth brings to our society. Denying the enormous advantages received from noteworthy global advances is, without a doubt, a kind of blindness; nevertheless, denying the reality that these advancements have resulted in a significant increase in sloth in our generation is a form of blatant irresponsibility.

Because of this, it is essential for us to answer the call and reignite in our generation the ideals of hard labor and discipline. For my presentation, I would be discussing "Focus" as a technique for putting an end to laziness and revitalizing a culture of diligence for the next successful generation.

The capacity to direct one's thoughts and attention on a certain goal until the intended outcomes are achieved is referred to as focus. All of your energy and focus is directed toward a certain objective, which might be long-term or short-term in nature, and you must maintain that condition until the work has been completed successfully.

Focus requires a great deal of dedication to one's purpose since there are several factors that might conspire to divert one's attention away from it; nonetheless, focus triumphs over all of these obstacles. In today's world, there are several instances of those who maintained their concentration while leaving permanent marks on the hearts of mankind.

The reason that life has become a better place for all of us now is that someone at some point in time persevered in their research effort, despite several failures and setbacks, and made significant advances. For example, Thomas Edison, the inventor of the electric light, made 1,000 unsuccessful tries before succeeding.

Do you suppose anything different would have occurred if he had given up after the third or, more likely, the 999th attempt? He remained focused and saw all of his setbacks as necessary milestones toward achieving his objectives. In today's world, there are far too many individuals who are preoccupied with a variety of activities.

People have worked hard to achieve their objectives in the past, and as a result, they have discovered and built things that are still valuable now. We should be responsible enough to answer the call, not only for our own sakes but also for the sakes of those who will come after us, the unborn generations, and to do so without delay.

Despite the fact that distractions are a normal part of our everyday life as humans, we must learn to keep our eyes on the prize at all times. Indeed, many of the diversions we come across are quite lawful in nature. Getting married, surfing the web, reading the contents of websites, checking emails, and connecting with family and friends on social media platforms are all legal and permissible activities.

None of them is terrible in isolation, but the fact is spending much time on all these is comparable to boiling water with an open saucepan - all the water particles will escape into the air. In other words, we're squandering our lives, our importance, slowly but certainly.

Focused people always have a clear picture of their goals in their heads. They constantly prefer to postpone other things for later and confront directly what is before them. That is FOCUS! Putting your attention on nothing other but what matters at that instant.

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Jerome Shaw

Here to inspire you on your journey. 🙏🏾

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