Are you Patient Enough to Solve the Significant Problems?

Recently we discussed creating audacious goals to solve significant problems.

As we wait impatiently for a corona virus vaccine, this is a good time to take a look back and see what it took to develop the polio vaccine.

Murfield Coaching works with leaders and entrepreneurs in sales, Real Estate, and business to realize their breakthrough success by thinking bigger and reaching higher than they thought possible.

In an episode of our podcast, “Holy Crap, how’d they do that?” we detailed the twists and turns it took to develop the polio vaccine.

Recently we discussed creating audacious goals to solve significant problems. As we wait impatiently for a corona virus vaccine, this is a good time to take a look back and see what it took to develop the polio vaccine.

You May Not Know

You may not know that polio was a recurring epidemic in the early 1900s. Notice I said recurring. Imagine the corona-virus coming back every few years because there was no cure.

  • Polio mostly affected the young, confining most to wheel chairs for the rest of their lives.
  • Polio was the disease parents feared the most.
  • Others tried but were sadly unsuccessful before Salk’s successful vaccine in 1955.
  • Salk purposely never patented his discovery.
  • Rotary Intl. has been a significant force in bringing the vaccine around the world.

Thinking Bigger

In our episode on the vaccine, we detailed several points about how we can think bigger to do what many doubt is possible. Here are three. Listen for the complete list.

  1. Be Compassionate. Care enough to tackle the big problems.
  2. Fear the Consequences. What happens if you don’t pursue the big problems?
  3. Be willing to work beyond Failure. Science is a continual process of trial and error. The key is to keep trying, improving, and working through the failure.

THINK BIGGER.

REACH HIGHER!

DO THE IMPOSSIBLE

Loren Murfield, PhD

I work with leaders and entrepreneurs in small business, sales and Real Estate to think bigger and reach higher to find their breakthrough success.

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