Presentation on theme: "Some BACKGROUND My story HSM ’ s footprint PL 0. INTRODUCTION: ask your questions Isidor Isaac Rabi. Nobel laureate in Physics “ My mother made me a scientist."— Presentation transcript:
Some BACKGROUND My story HSM ’ s footprint PL 0
INTRODUCTION: ask your questions Isidor Isaac Rabi. Nobel laureate in Physics “ My mother made me a scientist without ever intending to. Every other Jewish mother in Brooklyn would ask her child after school: So? Did you learn anything today? But not my mother. “ Izzy, ” she would say, “ did you ask a good question today? ” That difference — asking good questions — made me become a scientist ”
Equip yourself for a long journey … School vs Business Invest time and effort to grow as a person Strengthen your self esteem Count on your hard work and persistence.. Have mentors. Ask for help Find your passions
Understand the Human Being Psychology, perception, values, spirituality –Daniel Pink, Deepak Chopra, James Surowiecki, Marcus Buckingham, George Kohlrieser, Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Ariely, Howard Gardner, Nassim Taleb, Paul Schoemaker Curiosity & Passions –Collin Powell, Tony Blair, Madleine Albright… PL 2
INTRODUCTION Musee de L ’ homme « Il d é pend de celui qui passe Que je sois tombe ou tr é sor Que je parle ou me taise Ceci ne tient qu ’à toi Ami n ’ entre pas sans d é sir » Paul Val é ry It depends on those who pass Whether I am a tomb or treasure Whether I speak or am silent The choice is yours alone. Friend, do not enter without desire CURIOSITY
A few thoughts 1. Be HUMANISTIC: It ’ s all about PEOPLE 2. Be YOURSELF – Find your inner voice – Discover & live your passions – Understand the difference you want to make 3. UNDERSTAND THE WORLD – around you – How does Alan Greenspan read the newspaper?