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“Success caused passion more than passion caused success” – SCOTT ADAMS, Creator of Dilbert Comic strip
Which Came First?SUCCESSORPASSIONLet us find out the Success Vs Passion mantra of A few Successful People
STEVE JOBS – CO FOUNDER APPLE INC. Success caused passionAt school officials recommended that, he skip two grades because of his test scores.Passion caused successSmart but directionless, Jobs experimented with different pursuits before starting Apple Computers with Steve Wozniak in 1976. Net ResultApple's revolutionary products, which include the iPod, iPhone and iPad, are now seen as dictating the evolution of modern technology.
J K ROWLING – CREATOR OF HARRY POTTER FANTASY SERIESSuccess caused passionAged six she wrote a book about a rabbit with measles and her mother praised her effort. Passion caused successAfter a number of rejections, she finally sold the book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone for about $4,000.Net ResultRowling is the world’s richest Author and Harry Potter Author.
KAPIL SHARMA – COMEDY KINGSuccess caused passionHis family had only Rs.2.5 lakhs to get his sister married. He started doing shows and made Ra 30 lakhs that was good enough to get her married.Passion caused successHe was rejected for Laughter Challenge audition in his home town. He again went to Delhi for audition and this time, got selected and finally became the winner in 2007. Net ResultHe was selected among top 100 celebrities in 2013Forbes India magazines and he was ranked 96th in that list.
EKTA KAPOOR – QUEEN OF INDIAN TELEVISION INDUSTRYSuccess caused passionShe ventured into TV-serial production at the age of 19. And soon changed the face of Indian television industry and completely dominated it. Passion caused successThe was a time when channels stopped broadcasting her serial but she clawed her way back to the top in 2012.Net ResultHer company has produced more than 25 serials and each one was shown, on an average, four times a week on different television channels.
MASAYOSHI SON - KNOWN AS ‘BILL GATES’ OF JAPANSuccess caused passionSon committed to a relentless schedule of one new entrepreneurial idea per day. By the end of the year he made more than 250, including an idea for a translation device that he sold to Sharp for ¥100 million.Passion caused successSon was once reported to be losing worth $78 billion but losing all that money didn't stop him.Net ResultMr Son has a personal fortune of $16.6bn, according to Bloomberg data.
OPRAH WINFREY - FAMOUS TALK SHOW HOSTSuccess caused passionAt age three Oprah was reciting poems and Bible verses in local churches. At the age of 14 she won prizes for oratory and dramatic recitation. Passion caused successAfter a troubled adolescence in a small farming community she went to live with her father, a strict disciplinarian, who encouraged her to read one book and write one book every week. Net Result She is the only African-American billionaire in the US and one of the richest self-made woman on the Forbes 2013 Billionaires List.
USAIN BOLT – FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLDSuccess caused passionAs early as age 14, Bolt was wowing fans of sprinting with his lightning speed, and he won his first high school championships medal in 2001. Passion caused successHe was eliminated in the first round of the 200-meter, in 2005, injuries continued to plague the sprinter that year. In 2007 Bolt earned two silver medals at the World Championship in Osaka, Japan.Net ResultHe is the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100-meter and 200-meter races in record times.
MARY KOM - THE BOXING CHAMPIONSuccess caused passionEven as a student she displayed a keen interest in athletics and used to participate in sports like football. Passion caused successShe took up a sport considered "masculine" by social standards travelled to Imphal to train in athletics. Net ResultShe is five-time world amateur boxing champion.
Success comes to those who chase success with passion.