By guest author Errol Michael Henry.
Potential makes reference to future possibilities for success — but offers no cast–iron guarantees concerning achievement.
Secondly, the inclusion of the word latent infers that there is power available that has yet to be released. That is why people who are (allegedly) very talented have a greater likelihood of leaving this planet without having fulfilled their potential.
The more you have — the more you are required to (constructively) use.
Massive deposits of natural talent cannot safeguard against the possibility of unfulfilled potential — as a matter of fact, hugely gifted people are more likely to leave this earth with unused potential than those who possessed little.
But don’t even think about setting new life goals without first obtaining new information. You can change your life outcomes if you make better choices than you did previously, but how can you make superior choices without first improving the calibre of principles that shape your decision–making process?
> Continued in his article Maximise Your Time in 2010.