THE POWER OF FOCUS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
June 14, 2010
The world of new growth and opportunity always lies outside your comfort zone
VISA (Values, Interests, Skills, Ambitions) . Think of VISA as your passport to
passion, the more fuel you throw on the fire (the more your values, interests, skills
and ambitions are applied through your work), the larger the flame will be (the
more passion your work will give you)
More heart attacks occur on Monday morning than any other time during the
week, Monday is the most dreaded work day.
When you get passion from your work, work becomes energizing, empowering
and easy, and highly motivated employees are 127% more productive.
Without passion you don’t have energy and without energy you have nothing.
My values could be: creativity, adventure, low stress, responsibility, team work,
innovation, flexibility, freedom, challenge, learning, stability, integrity, risk-
taking, human interaction, independence, helping others, analytical thinking,
The brain releases many endorphins when we speaks about things we are
interested in and few or no endorphins when we speak of topics which we have
little interest in, the endorphins increase your cognitive and reasoning ability,
making you more alert, energetic and engaged, reducing your chances of falling
asleep on the job, snoring in class or drooling on your keyboard.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night, and in
between does what he wants to do.
Abraham Maslow said, A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet