If you want to achieve greatness, you need to stop asking for permission. This is why motivation is important in life because it stops asking questions and aligns you to work towards your goals. Goals are the stepping stones toward your dreams so, in order to achieve them, you need the motivation to keep you […]
If you want to achieve greatness, you need to stop asking for permission. This is why motivation is important in life because it stops asking questions and aligns you to work towards your goals. Goals are the stepping stones toward your dreams so, in order to achieve them, you need the motivation to keep you chugging along towards them. Motivation is a huge topic and it is something that everyone talks about when it comes to creating remarkable success regardless of whether it is in life or at work. So, The Thrive Questionnaire is an ongoing series that gives an intimate look inside the lives of some of the world’s most successful people.
thrive global : Thank you so much for doing this with us! Can you tell us the story of how you grew up? Can you share a story with us about what brought you to this specific career path?
Alireza Elyasvand : Thank you to you for having me here on your platform, I Born on March 27, 1994 in Tehran , At the age of 8, with the encouragement of his parents, he started learning the guitar.
From the very beginning, he was praised by his teachers and at the age of 14 he held his first music concert in Tehran.
At the age of 18, he was discovered by Ali Sabet (program director Mohsen Yeganeh) and joined the Mohsen Yeganeh Orchestra and performed in most cities in Iran.
thrive global : Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”?
- Make sure you love what you do more than money
- Take time out for loved ones
- Don’t work for a “payoff”, look at your career as the new rest of your life. That way you don’t ever feel like you’re “almost done”. Looking forward to the big payday can drive you crazy if it takes longer than planned.
thrive global : You are a person of enormous influence. If you could inspire a movement that would bring the most amount of good to the most amount of people, what would that be? You never know what your idea can trigger.
Alireza Elyasvand : I wish I could influence people with limited resources to find a system to continuously put money into that helps them in true times of need. Like insurance, but for everyday struggles. We spend money so much on things like alcohol and designer clothes when money is low. If we could all put our spare money into a bailout system, we could prevent a lot of hardships.