Showing posts from December 7, 2012

in the middle

Almost two weeks I am in the USA as a participant of International Visitors Leadership Program. Almost two quite busy and full of experience weeks. In Washington DC I took part in the conference, which was organized by US-Ukraine Foundation. The topic of the conference was "Leadership in the Global World" and we have discussed a lot about youth issue and how it is important to provide high-quality education. That was an important event with Ambassadors, Ministers, NBU representatives, top level businessmen, givernment bodies (even the Mayor of Kyiv came to Washington for Gala-dinner).
I was glad to meet Collin Powell there, American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He presented his book "It worked for me: in life and leadership". I asked him do he had a goal to become the most important person in the US Army, general, when he was 21-22 years old. Mr. Powell answered: no, because it does not work. He said: "Do your best ever…