16 LIFE LESSONS FROM EMMANUEL MACRON, YOUNGEST PRESIDENT OF FRANCE
16 LIFE LESSONS FROM EMMANUEL MACRON
1. Have giant thoughts from the get-go.
My key message is to be innovative, be ambitious; think global and big on day one.– Emmanuel Macron –
2. No matter what others say, your actions will speak for you.
I come all wreathed in a reputation the press has made for me. Judge me on my actions. That’s all that counts.– Emmanuel Macron –
3. People will resist change, but it has to be done
I realized how much the system did not want to change.– Emmanuel Macron –
4. Doing things the same way is the killer.
The status quo leads to self-destruction.– Emmanuel Macron –
5. Aim to act and be understood.
Popularity isn’t my compass. Unless it can help one to act, to be understood… that’s what counts. – Emmanuel Macron –
6. Attack problems from the root.
We can’t fix the real problems if we only cauterize and don’t treat the roots of evil.– Emmanuel Macron –
7. Speak the truth no matter what.
I push reforms. I tell the truth to people, even when it’s tough for the country.– Emmanuel Macron –
8. Don’t chase stardom
I’m not a movie star, and I don’t want to become a movie star.– Emmanuel Macron –
9. Or Popularity
Popularity isn’t an objective in itself. I’m not in this game.– Emmanuel Macron –
10. Keep going till you get desired results.
I kept trying, proposing, pushing… If you want to succeed, you cannot leave work half done….– Emmanuel Macron –
11. Always stay Fresh.
I am a newcomer. I want to remain a newcomer. That is my DNA.– Emmanuel Macron –
12. Don’t sacrifice freedom for luxury.
I don’t have luxurious tastes or great needs, but my independence is worth a lot to me.– Emmanuel Macron –
13. Put in the work to get what you want.
The best way to afford a suit is to work.– Emmanuel Macron –
14. Aim higher.
We need people who dream impossible things, who maybe fail, sometimes succeed, but in any case who have that ambition.– Emmanuel Macron –
15. Dare to take risks
Believe in individual initiatives, in courage, in risk.– Emmanuel Macron –
16. Be the change that is needed.
I have a vision of my country, and I cannot sit and watch things pass by.– Emmanuel Macron –