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Unformatted text preview: AEM 121 Final report December 3 rd 2007 Passion, Persistence and People in Entrepreneurship Throughout the semester, taking an AEM 121 course was a great opportunity for me to learn how many speakers managed their life by achieving such a valuable success in their fields. There were many kinds of speakers in various fields, such as finance, journals, food industry, Engineering, and education. There were relatively small proportion of women speakers compared to men speakers, but it was good to see that the women speakers were as confident and influential as men speakers. Not all topics were familiar to me since my knowledge and interest were more in humanity and science. However, I could find some commonalities among speakers I was impressed by, and those were their passion, persistence, and people around them that enabled their lives successful. I want to discuss those three commonalities. First of all, most of speakers had passion for their achievements. From relatively young speakers to old age speakers, what they have achieved were beneficial to their lives and society. Their pursuit of their jobs and things they do were driven by their passion. For example, I was impressed by Craig Kielburger, the founder of “Free of Children” and the co-founder of “Leaders Today”, that his dream and passion about what he think is right became a huge impact...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course AEM 1210 taught by Professor Perez,p.d. during the Fall '05 term at Cornell.
- Fall '05