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Any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling….
Ever wanted to know about your passion quotient (PQ)?
Well if not, go for it as even as 20 per cent increase in PQ can act like virtual
energy and work wonders for corporates, students and professionals
Friedman's proposed formula is Curiosity quotient plus Passion
quotient is greater than Intelligent Quotient.
IQ still matters, but CQ and PQ ... matter even more
Passion quotient is part of a formula put forth by more than
one author as a way to demonstrate acquisition of knowledge.
IQ comes more like a hard wired DNA bonanza which you cannot really
improve upon, whereas you can raise your PQ threshold and become more creative by making some conscious
The fire in the belly ie., passion contributed more to Albert Einstein's success than his
Human emotions cannot be measured accurately. PQ cannot be assigned a
number or figure as in the case of IQ. PQ is notional, indicative and representative in nature.
Passion generates creativity and creativity needs passion. Passion can fire up that creative genius which all of us to some degree
People like A R Rahman, Shah Rukh Khan, Narayana Murthy, Elvis Presley and
Muhammad Ali -- are the ones who got involved in their work because they liked
their work. This is the mantra to their success.
Passion is a very strong expression. It resides in your heart and in the pit of your stomach, maybe in the rest of
your vibrant body -- but certainly not in your head. And many a times it
doesn't see reason.
It is an emotion and therefore, is part of emotional competence. Human emotions
unfortunately cannot be singled out or compartmentalised as they are interlinked.
At best you can make clusters of closly related emotions. It finds its direct
connectivity with enthusiasm, excitement, drive, arousal, grit, motivation and even
obsession to name a few.
Big Companies follow this…
Create a Passion Rank
Don’t feel depressed about work, start enjoying it….