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Bringing Value, Passion

Updated 05/21/2017
 
   Some definitions of value:
     1 :  the monetary worth of something :  market price
     
:  a fair return or equivalent in goods, services, or
           money for something exchanged
     3 :  relative worth, utility, or importance a good value
           at the price the value of base stealing in baseball
           had nothing of value to say
     4 :  something (such as a principle or quality)
           intrinsically valuable or desirable
  
                                                                                                                                                          Jim Rohn     (Click to enlarge image)

    Even in tough times for companies, those who bring value are protected.

    And never forget or underestimate the sheer "Power of Passion"!


    Vince Lombardi's secret?
    An overwhelming desperation to prove his value  |  Linkedin, Sam Walker                              05/20/2017        LOS ANGELES, 1967:  Head down, chin strap unfastened, his mind in a whirl, Willie Davis
     chugged into the shadows of the stadium tunnel. The team he played for, the Green Bay
     Packers, held a narrow 14–10 lead at halftime over the Kansas City Chiefs, but as he
     walked into the locker room and scanned the faces of his teammates, he could tell he
     wasn’t the only one with a knot in his stomach. “There was a bit of fear,” he said.
     [Anyone can bring value and not be a "leader" as you will read in this article.] 


     15 Ways to Show Your Value at Work  |  American Management Association, Blaine Loomer
     The unemployment rate is higher than in the past and for many companies, business isn’t
     exactly booming. The best way to keep your job is to show your employer that you are so
     valuable that they simply can't live without you.  Here are 15 sure-fire ways to increase
     
your value to the organization.


     25 Successful People's Thoughts on the Power of Passion  |  Success Academy             01/21/2017
     Traditional advice says, “Find a job. Any job.” But the world’s most successful people say,
     “Passion drives progress, which becomes success.” That’s the message that billionaire-
      mindset expert Peter Diamandis says is the difference maker for many of the wealthiest
      people in the world. Tech entrepreneurs like Larry Page, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos
      know the best laid plans lie not in the details, but in the spark that initiated them.



      The Power of Passion  |  Psychology Today, Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.                                                             04/07/2013
      "A consuming passion is the last thing you think about before you go to bed at night and
      the first thing you think about when you wake up," says Brian Schwartz, author of the
      award-winning 50 Interviews series. "It feels like an addiction, and if someone told you
      to stop, it would be impossible for you to give it up.
" Schwartz explains that those who
      have been lucky enough to recognize and pursue their passion(s) don't really care if
      they are 
getting paid to do it or not. It's a part of their purpose, their calling in life,
      and without it, something is missing.


      The Power of Passion [Ted Video, 6:54]  |  TED, Richard St. John


     MORE PASSION ON TED:
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     No "soap operas" here but the generalized nature of the search may provide a broader
      perspective and thus bring incremental value to you and your career.  This generates
      a search within Ted to provide the latest and greatest plus great oldies for your needs.