From Nine to Five

Do you know the power of believing? Jim Carry the well-known actor in 1985 was ver poor to the extent of sleeping on the street! Has found an empty Check thrown on the floor, so he took it and wrote $10,000,000 as the amount and 1995 as the due date. He kept dreaming that in 10 years he will have $10,000,000 in his bank account. He even worked on his self and attended different auditions. To his surprise, he got a role in a movie on 1995 with a pay check of $10,000,000 after exactly 10 years he won the same exact amount of money he wished for. Lately, I have attended an outstanding event organized by the Rotary District 2451 new generations committee. Held at American International School West campus, around your life from 9 to 5. In a series of 3 articles (this is the first one), I will discuss my takeouts. We will be waiting for your next meet-up. This event was a nice mix among the generations: Interactors with Rotaractor with Rotarians. To know what you are meant to be, answer the following 3 questions: Who am I? What is my purpose? How will I achieve it? There are a set of skills that you have to develop to succeed in your life: Mental Elasticity: flexibility and adaptability are the keys. Complex Problem Solving Critical Thinking Creativity Social Intelligence Technology Literacy And to develop the above skills you have to take the below action: Be a lifelong learner Work with other people in teams Engage in new experiences Learn in a different way Learn how to think So, to become a leader you have to: Identify & follow your passion. Think both critically & creatively. Be knowledgable in many fields. Pursue lifelong learning. Create new opportunities. Become an entrepreneur. Deliver a community impact. To become a transformational leader, you have to believe in the below: Walk the Talk or lead by example. Believe that you can. Believe that you are unique. Believe in the "why". Four agreements you should take with yourself: Be impeccable with your words. Don't take anything personal. Don't make assumptions. Always do your best. Stay tuned for the upcoming articles!

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