Men of stature define the world. They are the personalities who have gained importance or reputation by ability or achievement & are of immense societal value. The are the repositories of pre-eminence, prominence, influence, fame, celebrity status, renown & acclaim and have the demonstrated capability of guiding the society. They also have the potential of taking the community with them on the right trajectory. The stature is earned over long many years and not ordained on them.
Stature is a positive & a proactive term can add transformational value to you. It’s like a purpose of life ending up in fulfilment. It has some elements of self-actualisation inbuilt into it. It is unfortunate that no thought is given to increase our stature in life. In this overall gamut, most of our life’s activities would both get subsumed and additionally will also have a meaning.
As we grow up life we are expected not only to deliver what is expected professionally but go a step further in the professional & the public domain leading to the growth / creation of what is termed as stature. A stature that keeps growing propelled by our exceptional work & also the the qualities of good human being enmeshed into one. How many of us gain a stature which can be envy of the colleagues & people at large. If this is kept in mind professionally we shine exceptionally.
The stature of police officers like KPS Gill, Julio Riberio, Kiran Bedi, can give us an idea as to what stature is all about. Similarly, we have lots in other other fields who are epitome of what stature is like; MS Swaminathan, Sreedharan, Dr. Kurien et al, who transcend their domain & hit the public domain in an everlasting manner. It is beyond professional achievement. National & international stature or immense professional stature. Likes of Anna Hazare are difficult to straightjacket in a definition, they define stature. Pre-eminence is cardinal to stature, position is not.
AIM FOR THE STATURE YOU DESIRE, REST ALL PRECEDING IT, WILL FALL IN LINE.