The road to success of every achiever is filled with ample inspiration, something more powerful than words can describe, something that unbelievably plays such an important role in how someone approaches their lifetime goal, in how someone thinks, how someone acts, and how times fly, and how the world spinning around someone is – whether it is dynamic, hectic, chaotic, moderate, or deliberate. Without this incredible thing that may seem to be imaginary and invisible to some people, life would be just a game without the finishing line, but with this so-called magical thing in your palms, you could be driven to achieve your goals more briskly, effectively, and energetically – just like how you would arrive to your destination faster if you have the map with you. All successful people around the world, young or old, short or tall, white or black, Asian or Western, they all have or have had inspirations in life, whether it’s someone they have been looking up to or something they find to inspire and motivate themselves, such as some sorts of stories, quotes, books, or even movies. Inspiration is one of the essential keys to unlock the door to the room of accomplishment.
One of the biggest over achievers in Thailand whose name is known all over the world now due to his innovative, fearless, decisive attitude and his swift actions in the politics world as the last Prime Minister of Thailand, this guy has always been the one who takes the first step in everything he puts his hands on, he likes to differentiate and is not afraid of changing and innovating. He was formally known as one of the richest, wealthiest and most successful businessmen in Thailand whose businesses cover a wide range of products and services. His latest challenge was twisting his direction and stepping into the world of politics, the world which changed his life back and forth for a while. What I admire is not his wrong steps in the politics but it is his quality. I firstly heard of his name through out his wide range of lucrative businesses, namely UBC, GSM, and other Satellite and technology businesses.
Thaksin is just like other over achievers, in terms of having inspiration and something to hold on to, because without them, such achievements would not have been set as goals. According to Thaksin’s autobiography, he mentioned about this guy who was his first and greatest inspiration to him that he always looked up to as his blueprint and was a big part of molding Thaksin into the person he is today and creating his success story.
“The most outstanding thing I inherited from my father is his business pattern in the risky, adventurous style, that he liked to try new things and is craving for new technology and innovation, and most importantly, he worked with ‘imagination’” (Shinawatra, 1999)
Thaksin learned so many things from his father, Lerd Shinawatra, throughout the picture of him he saw in his childhood, such as his father’s challenging personality, and how...