We often wonder that the richest or the one with robust muscle power or one with wisdom or luck is successful; power is usually measured by physical prowess or monetary measures. Theoretically, power is manifested in forms of politics, reference, coercion and much more. The world considers people who have palatial abodes, luxury cars, dine in premium restaurants, leisure at exotic places, and make expensive choices to be powerful. But is that all? Are people with affluence the only and the most powerful bunch on this planet?
These set of powers make or mar fortune of a person. These resources have their own proportion in exercising influence in determining success radar and rate for an individual. But what about those who are not blessed with these powers or may be less than half of these supreme powers will they always chase success? Will fruits of labor to them be like mirage? It is people who are bestowed with above mentioned powers exert control and get people to either be submissive and surrender to people or resign themselves to their fates. Challenges exist for all, for none the road to success is smooth and easy. So why not be prepared to overcome?
People find themselves more often than not fighting the mental and emotional battles. How many of us find ourselves both too confused to settle for an option and at times acting out impulsively? At times we are too sleepy and other times too difficult to fall asleep? All these problems have one fundamental solution which is ‘Willpower’. It is only with willpower that all challenges become opportunities; one may dominate difficult situations and people.
The distinction between ordinary and extra-ordinary achievers is the ‘power of will’. The grit to remain focused on the task at hand is crucial. The workplace is hurried. In order to equate between the dynamic demands placed on the people and the resource of time that every second indicates extinction, the modern method of getting more work done in less time is by being more staunchly focused and willful.
A quote from Jesse Jackson deserves a successful mention here: ‘If you can conceive it, believe it, you can achieve it’. The will to create the future, to shape up dreams and to
Each one of us wants to have a successful and a rewarding life, and it is only with iron will that one can achieve it. Many a times, we leave things undone or lose our strength to accomplish goals and it is either lack of or weak willpower. Willpower gives unbounded strength to carry midway broken or half-attempted tasks to the apex level. It sorts our confusion and aids in taking better decisions the faster mode. It boosts morale and uplifts helps to ace through mood swings. Low self-esteem and indecision or wavering mind are oft-cited everyday problems of majority of the workforce. Thus, sound decision-making skills require strong willpower as a pre-requisite.
This last sonnet of Walter D. Wintle would be the best concluding remarks to this article:
Life’s battles don’t always go
To the stronger or faster man;
But sooner or later the man who wins
Is the one who thinks he can!
Ms Jyoti Kukreja