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What is the greatest way to unlock the full potential of an individual?

This world is not entirely caring for a single man, but a bundle of people; however, certain men become great man. There must be a trend on how this is happening. If so, then, what is this trend of greatness that allows limitless potential?

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    May 26 2012: I really think that life somehow devises tests that take us to the brink you just have ti wait and they will come from a totally unexpected direction.
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    May 1 2012: First they have to realize they have potential.

    Then, once the individual unlocks what they are, put those skills to use for other's to benefit.

    Living a life with purpose, that is a great life.....for a man or a woman.
    • May 2 2012: Thank you for your input. Please inform other TED members about this conservation. Have a great day.
  • Apr 30 2012: Read "Formula of concentration and capability" to get perfect answer at the following link.

    http://www.complexproblems.in/Concentration.htm
    • May 1 2012: What is your definition of a great man?
      • May 1 2012: I have not thought about this as I believe that every person is God (http://www.complexproblems.in/Spirituality.htm). I mean, every person is the best and the greatest. You never know the abilities, knowledge and inherent potential of a person till he/she shows it out. Just because somebody is not showing, we cannot underestimate.

        For sake of definition, I define a great person as "A person who defines a purpose for his/her life and works for it".
        • May 1 2012: Thank you for your input. Please inform other TED members about this conservation. Have a great day.
  • Apr 29 2012: If you are talking about wealth and fame then I have to say the following: Not all of us are going to be someone famous or rich. It takes all kinds to make the world go around.

    We all have a purpose, and there is value in what we do; no matter what our station in life is.

    For instance: An individual invents something that is good for humanity or makes them wealthy. Now, do you think he or she didn't have any help? Of course they did. It does not matter whether it was direct or indirect. This individual just happened to have the right idea while listening to the world around him or her which then helped close their circle. Isn't that what TED is all about?

    I am not interested in what a person has, who they know or how much money they have. I am more interested in what someone has learned and their willingness to share it with those around them. If someone is ONLY interested in being famous or wealthy they will step on anyone's throut to get there. I would not want to be that person and hope I never am. Now, to clarify, not all wealthy or famous people are bad; they probably have passion for what they do, and their passion leads them to fame and wealth.

    There are limits to everything, just some last longer than others.

    Thank you,

    W.P. Baldwin
    • Apr 29 2012: I am not talking about fame nor money. You should probably investigate what makes a great man. Money nor fame can never make a great man, only dust in the wind is what they can ever produce.
      • Apr 29 2012: If you already know the answer then why did you ask the question?

        The topic interested me, and you don't have to worry about me engaging you again.

        I am sorry if I insulted you,

        Sincerely,

        W.P. Baldwin
        • Apr 29 2012: The problem is you never answered the question.
      • Apr 30 2012: "We all have a purpose, and there is value in what we do; no matter what our station in life is."

        But anyway that is not the reinforcing answer you are looking for.

        Being a great man is based on the perspective of the defining party. To me a great man is one who raises his own children, humble, self-reliant and expands his knowledge.

        Have a good day Zared.