The buzz word in town these days is nothing but the biopic of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, “Dhoni: the untold story”. The movie depicts not only the success story of Captain Cool but also conveys a few lessons worth remembering.
Each one of us has plethora of untold stories associated with our life’s ups and downs and they are equally inspiring at times as do the stories of successful achievers, then why many of us could not convert them into big ones? This is probably what you read between the lines while going through “Dhoni…” It is about how desperately you want to achieve something. He kept on fighting with his inner self, a safe govt. Job or the risk filled journey of his passion. Most of us lose this fight on every month’s date 1, when the paycheck gets credited in our accounts and we get sufficient to defer this question, at least till the paycheck allows us to.
How many of us are ready to board the train Mahi boarded from that platform that day?
Another beautifully message-woven conversation depicted in the movie comes when Sakshi and Mahi had a discussion over phone;
She: “My world is not like your world, nor it is as big as your world…”
He: “My world is as small as a cricket kit bag…”
I couldn’t think of a better way to convey the message, “Think Small, Think Focused” His world was not what we saw, his world was what he saw, only the cricket kit and cricket, rest all followed. We are so busy being busy in things that do not even matter to our lives that we often lose the track of what and why we started for. Currently the irony is that our education system also tells us to go general and not to go specific, our managers want to go for everything, and our engineers want to go for everything and who not.
How many of us are ready to go focused and to go specific in our lives?
Once my mentor told us in a session that “90% of the world is a victim of people who impress with their personalities but ditch with their characters”.
Believe me this world is in scarcity of not the engineers, not the managers, not any politician or any celebrity, rather it is in dire need of one class of people “The Passionate Ones”, It has 100% placement records too.
Let your Untold Story come to the world, who knows how many exceptional stories are waiting to be sprouted by yours…