Time is changing. World is changing. Jobs are changing. Technology is changing. Everything is changing and in this multidisciplinary environment some people cannot change. They are "quants".
"Quants" don't like leaving their professional comfort zones, struggle with ambiguity, are usually Mathematically minded, are obsessed with objectivity, believe that more information means more certainty, exhibit a fairly closed mind and struggle in negotiations and communicating well.
Are you a "quant"? You have no time to waste. Changing the "Quant" mentality takes real effort, but to remain competitive and differentiate yourself today, your professional comfort zone needs to be the world.
Paris de l'Etraz can guide you in this transformation. Some time ago he decided to leave his comfort zone and become an entrepreneur... and he loves to show all of us how we can and must open our professional minds.
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My Name is Neda Aldihany and I am from Kuwait I was an MBA student at IE Business School 2011, And I was one of Paris students in entrepreneurship class I don’t want to say that Paris was a great professor or to brown nosing here, No. but I want to say that if you missed to be a student in Paris class so that means you really missed a lot to learn in life. Thank you Paris for such great inspiration session16/04/2012
There are so many wonderful ways to tell what is essentially the same story: live your life, be passionate, step outside your comfort zone - in at least one area of your life - on a regular basis. Predictability is not really what makes one happy. Well told, Paris!19/03/2012
'I ended up earning loads of money and then I grew a conscience' Alright mate.19/03/2012