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Kaleb Roberts

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Have you realized your potential?

How did you do it?
Did you just one day wake up, work hard and suddenly you're at the top? Or are you struggling every day, not realizing it, sitting at a desk, watching these TED video's and praying for a better life.

If I may ask, what are your individual stories behind your passion and potential?
Was it starting a company in you're basement, knowing that you could do something better? Or inside a multi-billion dollar company starting in the mail room, then suddenly working on the thirtieth floor?

People's stories, especially on topics like this, really really interest me. I want to learn from them, so maybe I can realize my potential. Any thoughts?


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    Dec 23 2012: I think realizing your full potential is doing something you are passionate about, something you strongly believe in.
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      Dec 24 2012: Live that passion. I call it my calling. If your career and your calling are not in sync, make a change. If your job doesn't let you live your passion, it is time for a new job, or better yet, your businesses that lets you live your passion.

      What are you doing? Are you living your passion. Do you set goals based on your passion? Do you do something every day that moves you closer to your goals?

      We should never reach our full potential. If we think we have, it is because we have stopped growing and have failed to live our passion.
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        Dec 24 2012: I agree William.........love what we do, and/or do what we love:>)
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        Dec 25 2012: I'll agree with both of you, that is an excellent way to put it. Thank you guys,

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