change the world

“๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’๐’†๐’” ๐’˜๐’‰๐’ ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’„๐’“๐’‚๐’›๐’š ๐’†๐’๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’•๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’Œ ๐’•๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’š ๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’„๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’๐’… ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’๐’†๐’” ๐’˜๐’‰๐’ ๐’…๐’.” – John McAfee
We’d guess that you wish you could change the world, wherever you live.ย  But you might be thinking: ๐™’๐™๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ ๐‘ฐ ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™—๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™™๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™˜๐™๐™–๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ก๐™™?
When a task seems too big, itโ€™s human nature to believe it canโ€™t be done. HOW COULD ONE PERSON CHANGE THE WORLD???
Isn’t it true that the task wouldnโ€™t be easy, but it can be done?ย Look at these people, who have changed the world:
๐—”๐—น๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ป changed the way that physicists think and made them rethink everything they thought they knew.
For nearly 100 years he has been the gold standard for brains. His theory of relativity still guides physicists today and has led to all sorts of discoveries in the modern world. It’s remarkable. It is easy to think that normal people like you and I could never accomplish such things but Einstein famously said,
โ€œ๐˜๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ต, ๐˜ช๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ซ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ด ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ.โ€
It was being persistent with small daily actions that lead him to success. A consistent persistence to work out problems and not give up.
๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐˜€ changed how we access all sorts of information in the modern world. Weโ€™ve seen the birth of the personal computer and the phenomenon that is the world wide web. Steve took it to the next level by putting 1,000 songs in your pocket, shrinking the size of a computer to a Star Trek tablet, and allows us to see people in real-time who are a continent away.
Itโ€™s hard to find an equal to his product innovation. Many people forget that Steveโ€™s life was full of setbacks. He almost ran Apple into the ground and was famously fired by the board of directors. Eventually, he came back and led the company to amazing new heights. He never stopped taking action each day to innovate and continued to believe in his abilities.
๐— ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฎ was born poor and dedicated her life to helping those in need. She moved to India and after seeing how poverty affected that area of the world and decided to do something about it. She didnโ€™t have a lot of money but she started small and worked to help as many people as she could every day.
By 1996, Teresa operated 517 missions in over 100 countries and was eventually honored as a Saint in the Catholic Church.
All of these people who changed the world are really no different than you or me. They had all the same body parts and came from modest beginnings. The ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€, and why everyone knows their names, is that they ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ ๐˜€๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€, ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป. At the end of their lives, they looked up and realized, โ€œ๐™ƒ๐™š๐™ฎ, ๐™ข๐™–๐™ฎ๐™—๐™š ๐™„ ๐™™๐™ž๐™™ ๐™จ๐™ค๐™ข๐™š๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™œ๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™๐™š๐™ง๐™š.โ€
THE REAL IMPACT THESE CHANGE-MAKERS HAD ON THE WORLD IS THAT THEY TOUCHED THE LIVES OF PEOPLE BY CREATING A RIPPLE EFFECT.
You can do the same thing.
One day Mother Teresa helped one person. She had a passion for it so it kept going. Other people saw what she was doing and wanted to help her cause. Those people helped more people and the ripple began. She wasnโ€™t a superhero; she was just kind to others every day of her life.
๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ก๐—š๐—˜ #๐Ÿญ: What is something kind you can do today that can have that same ripple effect?
๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ก๐—š๐—˜ #๐Ÿฎ: What can you do that may inspire someone to pay it forward and help someone out?
  • Can you open a door for someone with their arms full? Of course you can. That’s easy.
  • Can you let someone into traffic with a smile and a wave? Sure.
  • Can you volunteer to help feed people at a soup kitchen? Yep.
All of these things cost you nothing but can start a ripple effect of ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—”๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€. If you did it for a week would it change the world? Probably not. But what if you were persistent for a lifetime? Could that change the world?
There is only one way to find out.