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My American Dream
 PechaKucha, June 21st 2010,
 OfficinaStrategia. Brescia, Italy

         Leonardo Ratti



             ...
Don't ever
       let
 somebody
  tell you...
You can't do
 something

                2
Planes      Soccer, Brescia    Innovation




Travels     Sport challenges   Business


          My passions
            ...
Pre- American Dream

• Degree in law, Brescia
• 5 years as employee @ my family
  Company Business

• Good salary, but not...
Grand Canyon 04   L.A. 04    New Orleans 05




    NYC 06        Miami 06     Hawaii 07


      Vacations in USA
        ...
Passion is growing up
• Visiting places
• Talking with people
• Learning language and cultures
• Hearing stories and exper...
Yes, I wanna change my life
  following these principles!
• Learn from anybody and be considered by
  anybody

• Innovatio...
First goals achieved:
NYC Marathons 2005-2006




           8
New York City
          Jan.-May. 2008

• TOEFL Test
• GMAT
• English, English,
  English.....




                      9
Getting admitted in an
     MBA program

• Hult International Business School,
  Boston

• International University of Gen...
Boston 08-09
• The Hub
• BeanTown
• Athens of America
• Capital of New England
• Harvard, Mit, BU,
  Northeastern, Hult,
 ...
Working days
     12
Party hard, too....
         13
The challenges
• 18 hours a day of study/work
• No week-ends, just half a day free per
  week

• Multitasks assignments an...
The goal and the world
          ahead

• August 23rd 2009
• Graduated in Master in
  Business
  Administration

• Dean’s ...
Back @ the old mentality

• We don’t care about your
  MBA

• Pursue what others do
  not what your dream is

• You are to...
I was targeting passions

                             Management &
  Airlines
                              Innovation


...
Competition
            Coordinator @ Mind
             Where I’m now
            the Bridge Foundation

           • On L...
Looking ahead to improve
• Just targeting dreams and passions
• Open to learn, learn, learn.....
• Looking to execute alwa...
Thanks America!




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  1. 1. My American Dream PechaKucha, June 21st 2010, OfficinaStrategia. Brescia, Italy Leonardo Ratti 1
  2. 2. Don't ever let somebody tell you... You can't do something 2
  3. 3. Planes Soccer, Brescia Innovation Travels Sport challenges Business My passions 3
  4. 4. Pre- American Dream • Degree in law, Brescia • 5 years as employee @ my family Company Business • Good salary, but not innovation, not delegation and moreover not accountability and prospectives 4
  5. 5. Grand Canyon 04 L.A. 04 New Orleans 05 NYC 06 Miami 06 Hawaii 07 Vacations in USA 5
  6. 6. Passion is growing up • Visiting places • Talking with people • Learning language and cultures • Hearing stories and experiences • Absorbing a new mindset • Observing cases of success 6
  7. 7. Yes, I wanna change my life following these principles! • Learn from anybody and be considered by anybody • Innovation and meritocracy • Open to diversity • Priority in education and excellence • High professionalism • Failure is an option, giving up is not 7
  8. 8. First goals achieved: NYC Marathons 2005-2006 8
  9. 9. New York City Jan.-May. 2008 • TOEFL Test • GMAT • English, English, English..... 9
  10. 10. Getting admitted in an MBA program • Hult International Business School, Boston • International University of Geneva, Switzerland • University of Nice and San Francisco State 10
  11. 11. Boston 08-09 • The Hub • BeanTown • Athens of America • Capital of New England • Harvard, Mit, BU, Northeastern, Hult, Babson • Boston Celtics 11
  12. 12. Working days 12
  13. 13. Party hard, too.... 13
  14. 14. The challenges • 18 hours a day of study/work • No week-ends, just half a day free per week • Multitasks assignments and tests • Team work with students from 35 countries worldwide • Language and different cultures 14
  15. 15. The goal and the world ahead • August 23rd 2009 • Graduated in Master in Business Administration • Dean’s List of the 20% best student of the business school 15
  16. 16. Back @ the old mentality • We don’t care about your MBA • Pursue what others do not what your dream is • You are too young to be considered • Failure is a shame • We have always done in this way 16
  17. 17. I was targeting passions Management & Airlines Innovation Entrepreneurship & Innovation Soccer Innovation 17
  18. 18. Competition Coordinator @ Mind Where I’m now the Bridge Foundation • On Line Sales Manager Where I’m now - Business Plan competition coordinator @ Mind @ Lufthansa Italia the Bridge Foundation -Officina Strategia’s Friend - Web Marketing Manager @ Lufthansa 18 Italia
  19. 19. Looking ahead to improve • Just targeting dreams and passions • Open to learn, learn, learn..... • Looking to execute always at my best • Respect others opinions • Delegate and recognize others’ talents • Failure is fine, just learn from it! 19
  20. 20. Thanks America! 20
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