The secret of success, Winston Churchill believes, “consists of going from failure to failure without the loss of enthusiasm.” The secret of genius, Aldous Huxley tells us, “is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” Vince Lombardi reminds us of the necessity of zeal and passion in the workplace when he famously said, “If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.”
Enthusiasm as defined by Bo Bennett, “is excitement with inspiration, motivation and a pinch of creativity.” According to Emerson, nothing great was ever achieved without it. Simply put, enthusiasm moves the world. So, let’s be enthusiastic about enthusiasm.
Take Away: Enthusiasm moves the world.