Why to Dream?
Look throughout the world at those who have achieved the most in life. People like JRD Tata, Bill Gates, Dhirubhai Ambani; Leaders like M K Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln; even youth icons like Sachin Tendulkar.
These are the people who have stretched their imaginations to unforeseen levels. They have dreamed at levels we have never imagined. Their visions for what was possible were so far beyond anything any ordinary person would envision. Many people believe they are born great or have gotten lucky. The reality however, is that it’s that simple skill, of dreaming big, that has guided them to their success, fame and fortunes.
No one in this world has ever created or accomplished anything without first seeing it in their mind.
The greatest achievers in human history have been those with the biggest and boldest goals and dreams. Life as we know it wouldn't be what it is today without those individuals.
But we can, too, be one of those people who shape the destiny of the world. Through our dreams, goals and desires we have the power to create something just as extraordinary as the great leaders listed above. Through our dream, through our imagination, our mission and vision will come as soon as we release our perceived limitations and allow our hearts to drive our minds to our dreams.
Imagine what it will be like, when we look back on our accomplishments; when we have the opportunity to turn to all those who told us that we could not accomplish our dream. What will it feel like to turn to those people and smile, as without saying anything more, they know by that twinkle in our eyes, we accomplished all we set out to achieve?
When Walt Disney sought financial backing to open a theme park in Orange County, California, no one was interested in lending him money. They thought he was crazy. "Mickey Mouse!" Are you kidding?
The foundation for leadership success, be it in Serving others, business, sports or life in general is dreaming big dreams and turning those dreams into a vision.
As Walt Disney said, "If you can dream it, you can do it."
True leadership originates in a dream. A vision that calls us to action, that puts us in unstoppable state of defying every odd that's against us. The greatest leaders know only the standards set by their dreams of what is truly possible.
Big dreams are where it all starts.