The Difference Between Interest and Commitment

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The Difference Between Interest and Commitment 


"There's a difference between

interest and commitment.

When you're interested on

doing something,

you do it only who the circumstances permit.

When you're committed to something,

you accept no excuses,

only results."

Art Turock



As I see it. . . . . . . .

The difference between interest and commitment.  

The differences between interest and commitment is like the  difference between night and day, you can be in the dark or have the light to show you the way

A person with interest will bend in the wind not being prepared to make a commitment or move forward. They will let their circumstances control what they do and they will only do what's comfortable or convenient.  

When your commitment there is a driving force in your heart to get it done, you're work though your challenges and keep you eye on the prize.

You will accept no excuses only results, there is a passion to achieve your desired outcome and you will keep your focus on the results until they achieved.

Be a person of commitment.  

®2009, Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant Executive Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author






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Janice Roosevelt
Keller Williams Brandywine Valley - West Chester, PA
OICP ABR, ePRO,Ecobroker

Important to know the difference and to know that we can't be commited to all things and that is okay

Sep 14, 2009 12:43 AM #1
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

How true.  As my mom used to say about breakfast...the chicken was interested, the pig was committed!

Sep 14, 2009 12:46 AM #2
Susan Brown
Keller Williams NE, Kingwood Texas (Humble & Atascocita too) - Kingwood, TX

That is so true.  My interested items go on a list.  The items I'm committed to go on my planner. 

Sep 14, 2009 12:48 AM #3
Claudette Millette
The Buyers' Counsel - Ashland, MA
Buyer, Broker - Metrowest Mass


Those are words to live by.  I also like "priorities,"  We always have time to do the things we have made priorities in life.


Sep 14, 2009 12:55 AM #4
Richard Iarossi
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Crofton, MD
Crofton MD Real Estate, Annapolis MD Real Estate


There are many applications for that quote in the real estate industry.


Sep 14, 2009 12:59 AM #5
Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Lou, all I can think of, while reading this, is that old adage about a ham and egg breakfast - The chicken is involved, the pig is committed.

Sep 14, 2009 01:39 AM #6
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Lou, well said....I needed those words this morning.....take care buddy!

Sep 14, 2009 02:00 AM #7
Robert Hammerstein
Keller Williams Valley Realty - Hillsdale, NJ
Bergen County NJ Real Estate

Lou - Thanks for the motivation today. I needed that as well.... A little sluggish today after a long weekend of work...

Sep 14, 2009 03:15 AM #8
Kathleen Cooper
Kathleen Cooper, Best Option-EXIT Realty Partners, REALTOR® - Worcester, MA
EXIT Realty Partners - Broker, REALTOR®

What a great post!  So fitting for real estate.  Too many people are "interested" in getting into the business, but not enough of them are "committed"!



Sep 14, 2009 06:08 AM #9
Sandy Shores FL Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate
M & M Realty of Brevard Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast

Hi Lou, I like this one...when you're committed to doing something, you accept no excuses in getting it done.

Sep 14, 2009 07:37 AM #10
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
Preferred St George Utah Area Real Estate Agent | PK Real Estate Utah South - St. George, UT
St. George Area Preferred Real Estate Agent.

Lou, This is a good lesson to teach children. When you commit yourself to something that interests you, waste no time and get it done!

Sep 14, 2009 09:01 AM #11
Irene Tron
Valparaiso, IN

So true.  This is definitely something I have to work on myself.  Sometimes I have lots of good intentions but that is where it stops.  So I guess my good intentions is the equivalent of interest without commitment.

Sep 14, 2009 09:14 AM #12
Yvette Gardner
Keller Williams Realty, Spartanburg, SC - Spartanburg, SC

Very well put.  Great words to start a new week by.  Thanks and have a great week.

Sep 14, 2009 11:14 AM #13
Judi K Barrett
Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma - Idabel, OK
BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK

Lou, What a great quote!  Cindy, a cute way to sum it was clever.

Sep 15, 2009 11:31 PM #14
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