The Fire in Your Belly!

ralph naderA few years ago, I had the privilege of seeing Ralph Nader speak at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ. Whether you agree or disagree with his politics, there is no denying his passionate commitment to civic responsibility and community service.

As Nader discussed his journey and how he became a leader of social justice, he ended with something that cut to the core: “If you don’t have the fire in your belly it doesn’t matter how much you know.”  And how true it is. There are plenty of people around that are smarter, wittier, wiser, more clever, adept and even more brilliant than you. But do they have your passion? Your indefatigable commitment and perseverance? How about your excitement, intensity and spirit? No, they don’t. And that’s what sets you apart from the pack and gives you an edge. Apathy is not an option here. Be passionate about everything you do!

 

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