Maintain Focus To Achieve your Dreams by Ikechukwu Anyanwu

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For you to achieve your dream, you got to maintain focus. I actually gave it a taught about leaving the hospitality industry. Where I have given my all over the last 16 years but couldn\’t  because I have a deep passion for it. I  truly enjoy what I am doing as a result of his message.  I would like to share it with all my friends at FB and blog

A dream is a very powerful tool and one of its effect is to constrain or restrain the dreamer and produce focus. A man with a truly great dream cannot afford to go everywhere, be friends with everyone, pursue every agenda; his dream will produce a certain degree of focus if he is to make it become a reality.

The story of Luciano Pavarotti, perfectly illustrates this fact. No worthwhile dream is achieved without focus. Luciano Pavarotti, the famous tenor singer, testified to this point when he said, “Hour after hour, day after day and week after week, for years, I practised. There were so many things that I wanted to do that I had to leave undone; there were so many places I wanted to go that I had to miss if I was to master the dream of becoming an acclaimed singer. The road that I travelled was a narrow road and the way was hard.\”
\”When I was a boy, my father, a baker, introduced me to the wonders of song,\” tenor Luciano Pavarotti relates. \”He urged me to work very hard to develop my voice. Arrigo Pola, a professional tenor in my hometown of Modena, Italy, took me as a pupil. I also enrolled in a teachers college. On graduating, I asked my father, \’Shall I be a teacher or a singer?\’ \”\’Luciano,\’ my father replied, \’if you try to sit on two chairs, you will fall between them. For life, you must choose one chair.\’ \”I chose one. It took seven years of study and frustration before I made my first professional appearance. It took another seven to reach the Metropolitan Opera. And now I think whether it\’s laying bricks, writing a book–whatever we choose–we should give ourselves to it. Commitment, that\’s the key. Choose one chair.\”

The truth is that a divided dream is like trying to sit on two chairs, you may have many goals and targets but ensure that they all lead or add up to that major dream that is the centre of your existence. That dream should be powerful enough to give you focus.

 Proverbs 29:18 says “Without vision, the people perish….”

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PROFILE OF IKECHUKWU ANYANWU Ikechukwu Anyanwu is an Imo State born Nigerian. An Author, Public Speaker, Humanitarian, Blogger, Media Guru and Start-up Coach. He has inspired millions through Arise Africa Network Platform He Is Into Education, Media, Entertainment, Showbiz and Hospitality Industry. Having calved a nitche for himself as a leadership expert, human capital development and management consultant. He is currently the Chairman, Online Media practitioners Association of Nigeria, Imo State Chapter. Ceo Arise Africa Magazine, Founder Arise Africa Network – a non-profit organization. Face of Arise Africa, Managing Consultant GCFN Consult. Member, Imo State Bloggers Association. Ag National President, Association of Pageant CEO’s of Nigeria Human Resource Specialist and Leadership Coach with astute impact on many seeking to maximize their skills, intellectuals and innate potentials He has a track record of reproducing leaders and helping them to gain dominance within their nitch. Mr Anyanwu after a rich career that spanned for 18 years having worked as Human Resources Manger, Outlet Manager Rennys Foods Limited from 2004 – 2019, Management Consultant for various Quick Service Restaurants in Abuja, Enugu, Rivers State, Abia, Ebonyi, Kogi and Imo State is now focusing on helping young people to discover, develop their talents. He has built lots of platforms for young people of Africa to express their talents. He is passionate about writing, consulting, coaching and training. He blogs regularly via www.ariseafrika.com and has a thriving social media followership. He is a graduate of Sociology/Anthropology, Imo State University whose passion is to impart knowledge by educating, equipping and empowering young minds for the future. He is an alumni of Living Word Training Center He is also the West African Representative of All African Media Networks He is married to Mrs Carol Anyanwu and blessed with 3 sons.

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