How To Humanize Companies, Make Unhappy Employees Happy

In an exclusive interview granted The Business Dispatch Prof. Dr. Hubert Rampersad, a professor on personal leadership branding, entrepreneurial leadership, human per
By: Innovation University of Silicon Valley
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oct. 12, 2016 - PRLog -- TBD: Tell us about yourself, family & educational background

: This is my life story

I was born in Suriname (a former Dutch Colony in South America) in 1957. My father worked as policeman and had little money to raise 10 children (I was number 7). We were living in a very old house in Paramaribo, almost in poverty. Life was quite hard and we lived from week to week. So my parents decided to migrate to the Netherlands in 1971 in order to create better learning opportunities for us. They used all their savings to finance this migration. I was 12 years old when we moved to the Netherlands. At that time, I had a dream to make people happy and to serve the needs of mankind. This was my higher calling, my inner assignment. I remember this. I looked up at factories and buildings and said, I want to make the people that go to those factories and buildings lives a happy life. I was also very eager to learn and I knew that life is short, so I chose to work hard and to grasp all opportunities to educate myself and to make my parents proud of me and not to disappoint them.

I decided to study Mechanical Engineering at Enschede Polytechnic Institute, where I got my Bachelor of Science degree. After this, I received a Masters of Science in Robotics from Delft University of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Management from Eindhoven University of Technology. I was the first person at this university who got his doctorate within 2 years.  My dissertation was published by John Wiley, Inc. in the United States. I was also the first person from my family, friends and relatives to receive these advanced degrees.... read further

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