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Potential is nothing more than wasted talent.
How would you like to make it to the end of your life to hear “he had so much potential?” What if you could have significantly impacted the world? What if your potential led to a breakthrough of some sort that people to do this could have still been talking about? Potential does no one any good until it is developed.
Potential has the power to lead to something great, but it is only a clue. Potential is only one element and can do nothing on its own. Potential preceeds power but requires focus, discipline and work.
Is it enough for you to know that you have potential? Have you experienced a certain level of success in life but believe you have the potential to do more? How have you or how are you acting on your potential?