The Immigrant’s kids…

The Immigrant’s kids…

When I immigrated to Canada, I had only been married for 10 months: in fact, my wife Daniela was not included on the original application submitted more than 3 years earlier, so when I got married, I had to communicate the change in my marital status so the...
Responsibility, the quality of the Successful Immigrant!

Responsibility, the quality of the Successful Immigrant!

  I am in the mood for coining a phrase, so here it is: “Responsibility is a quality that, when it is present in one´s life, becomes the strongest foundation on which all good can be built!” Living without a sense of responsibility is like walking through life...
The Knowing/Doing Wall of the Immigrant.

The Knowing/Doing Wall of the Immigrant.

The famous quote by Lao Tzu, the ancient Chinese philosopher, “Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it…” fits the message in this article. My simple cabinetmaker’s mind perceives from this quote that I can only access the treasure (knowledge) if I use...
The Immigrant’s success factor: the radical transformation.

The Immigrant’s success factor: the radical transformation.

I saw somewhere sometime ago a line that read: “Recent US studies suggest that immigrants are four times more likely to become self-made millionaires.” I am not sure how accurate this statement is, but I have seen and met so many successful immigrants in the last 17...