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The Power Of Vision

Maureen Eugene
By Maureen Eugene
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If you were asked to describe what your life would look like ten years from now, would you clearly paint a picture? What does your career look like? Have you ever asked yourself where you are headed? Beyond your present reality, can you paint a picture of what could be in your desired future and occasionally, what should?

An unmistakable vision combined with a strong will to pursue your dreams increases your chances of success. A vision is an insight into the future. The future you've constantly fantasized about while growing up as a kid. You remember those childhood moments when you told yourself, "I will build a multi-million dollar company," "I will build a home for the less privileged," "I'm going to be the richest man in my community,” and many other beautiful statements you made? You had mental pictures of this supposed future. But now you've grown and matured, and it seems there is no feasible progress. 

The truth is, you've lost the vision you once had.

"Vision is the ability to think and plan for the future with your imagination." And as such, your vision gives you clarity of mind and helps you focus on achieving your goals.

Unfortunately, some people are living their lives on a random basis, hoping that someday luck will shine on them and they will succeed out of the blue. If you must succeed and make remarkable progress, it begins with a vision. You have to see the future you desire and work towards materializing it. And as such, you need to understand the essence of your vision. 

The Importance Of Vision 

Vision Directs Your Focus: 

It is completely reasonable for you to have some doubts about the things you would like to achieve. At first, confusion will set in, especially if you are just starting out in life. However, you don't have to worry about that. Once you align your goals with the vision you have in mind, it would be easier for you to gain focus.

Let's take the story of Elon Musk as an example. He knew from an early age that making things easier for people through technology was what he wanted. This drove him to build his first video game at the age of 12. In 1995, he created Zip2, a software that provided maps for online newspapers. After he sold Zip2 in 1999, he went on to co-found X.com, the online bank that merged with Confinity in 2000 to become the now famous PayPal. In addition to being the co-founder of PayPal, Elon Musk is also a prominent fundraiser for the electric car company, Tesla.

That is the power of vision; it keeps you focused even while you are on your journey to being successful. Many things will try to distract you, you will face challenges and oppositions, but you should know that those are natural. Your vision will help you stay focused, and along the line, you will realize how easy it is to achieve your goals because you finally understand your vision. 

Vision Gives You Direction And Clarity

Direction and clarity are significant when it comes to vision. Without them, your vision would be another random thought that runs through your mind. In the world today, people like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs gained direction and clarity from their visions. It wouldn't have been easy at first, but when Steve Jobs realized that his vision was to make electronic gadgets, he went into it completely.

From 1976, when he co-founded Apple, he kept working on his vision until he died in 2011. Before Steve Jobs died, he had outstanding achievements; he was known as a pioneer of personal computers, the Apple II, iPhone, iPod, amongst many others. However, these successes were only possible because he had direction and clarity. This shows that once you gain clarity and understand the direction in which your vision pushes you, you can achieve great things. 

Vision Chooses Your Friends And Associates

“Show me your friends, and I will tell you who you are." This statement is correct because one thing about having a vision is that you begin to interact with people who understand your dreams and can help you achieve your goals. Although it might be difficult, and you may have to disconnect from people who don't share your vision, you must work with people who share the same vision as you. Working with people with similar visions will make it easier for you to share ideas, expand your territory, and succeed in your chosen niche. If your vision is to be a crypto expert, you should consider working closely with experts, those with a proven track record. You could start by taking our Trade And Make Money Course here.

Vision Affects How You Think 

Having a vision affects how you think; you begin to think quite differently, more like an individual with a purpose. Your thinking expands and encompasses several factors that will affect your vision, both positively and negatively. And in a way, all your thoughts would be focused on how to get the best results from your vision. 

Components Of Vision

Keep It Simple 

Your vision might be a long-term plan, and once you are sure of what you want and how to go about it, you do not have to rush to achieve your goals. Thinking long-term would make your vision less complicated, and you can keep it simple by breaking it down into small, achievable goals that will enhance your confidence and belief in the vision. One reason a lot of people give up on their visions is that some of the visions they have are unrealistic and time-bound. Keep it simple. 

Don't Be Afraid 

Having a vision can be hair-raising, especially if the people you're used to do not believe in it. However, this should not deter you from following the path you have created for yourself. Find like-minded people, share your fears with them, and listen to the lessons and advice they offer. 

Just like how Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have made innovations that will keep helping humans for years to come, your vision should impact humanity. Make plans in line with your vision, and ensure that these will genuinely help people. When you solve people's problems with your innovation, you will always be remembered for it. 

Your Vision Should Impact Humanity 

Just like how Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have made innovations that will keep helping humans for years to come, your vision should impact humanity. Make plans in line with your vision, and ensure that these will genuinely help people. When you solve people's problems with your innovation, you will always be remembered for it. 

Conclusion 

Achieving success and making impressive strides would be easier once you identify what your vision is. And once you have identified your vision, you will learn to make the right decisions and keep the kind of company that will help you achieve your dreams.

This article was culled from our recent Wealth Creation Series. Click here to catch up with the full lessons.


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