Howard Schultz, CEO and chairman of Starbucks, shares his personal story about believing he could succeed.
- You grew up in Canarsie, in the projects.…You got a scholarship to be able to go to college.…What kind of advice do you give kids today…who are going through life and not seeing the possibilities?…What do you say to someone who says…I want to be Howard Schultz?…- If you and I walked the streets of Canarsie…and the projects today, it's almost impossible…to go from there to here.…But it happened and it's not a Hollywood movie…it's a real story and I wasn't smarter…than anyone else.…
I didn't go to a pedigree school,…I don't have a business degree,…So how did it happen?…I think I've been very fortunate…and I've been very lucky, but I believe…I put myself in a position to succeed.…On a number of levels: One, is my mother…drilled into me that you are going to college.…So, there was no way I wasn't going to college…in some way, and whether I was…going to get that scholarship to Northern Michigan…or go to a city school in New York,…I was going to college.…
Second, she instilled in all of us…this level of self esteem.…That our station in life was not going to define us.…
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