Passion is any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling. It is a strong or extravagant fondness, enthusiasm, or desire for anything in your life. Passion can be constant once you recognize its’ presence and decide to access its’ power.
Gregg Levoy talks about passion as being a life skill. I understand his premise yet struggle with the idea that it is a skill. Passion, in my opinion, is an internal emotion that, when used effectively, can enhance our life skill and assist us in our success. The life skill is in being effective in using our passion to move toward that “thing” we find desirable. Here are 3 items needed to assist passion:
If this sounds circular, it is! As passionate people we evaluate a situation, take action, be consistent, increase passion, evaluate, take action, be consistent – on and on and on and on! Passion grows as success happens. The “circle cycle” gets stronger!
“As far as I know there’s never been a one-size-fits-all user’s manual written for life. – Steve L. Vernon