Cuban native Raul Suarez-Rodriguez came to Miami at 19 to live the American dream, after a childhood rife with hardship and scarcity. As a newcomer in an unfamiliar country, he soon landed restaurant work, but eventually decided it just wasn’t his “forever” job.
With success on his mind, the pursuit of more ambitious opportunities could have intimidated an outsider such as Suarez-Rodriguez, who spoke little English, and had few advanced skills.
Hispanics and Latinos who mindfully tap one or more of the six elements of an “immigrant mindset” can attract greater opportunities for success. By nature, immigrants see opportunity everywhere; more easily adapt to changing conditions; pursue their passions to uncover endless possibilities; do their jobs as if they owned the business; form strong bonds to treat colleagues and friends as family; and willingly share that success with others to keep the prosperity cycle going. Born Leaders tells their stories
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By Glenn Llopis
By DIONNE SEARCEY, EDUARDO PORTER and ROBERT GEBELOFF
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — For Tabitha Waugh, it was another typical day of chaos on the sixth-floor cancer ward.
Armed with my bachelor's of science in Journalism, I have navigated through nine job moves, 15 bosses, and a plethora of business colleagues that have shaped who I am professionally today. Incredibly, this year marks 20 years since I graduated from college, and I still have a lot to learn.