CHAPTER 1

Passion, Persistence, and Patience

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

—Winston Churchill

Long time ago I adopted passion, persistence and patience as my motto. Perhaps because everything I did in my life needed to use, develop, and sustain those qualities. I was born in a Spanish family, not a rich one, but with the support I needed. I was constantly observed and the center of attention of my relatives as I was growing up, had a happy childhood, attended a good school and learned French as my second language. I always was passionate about reading, learning, and researching on new subjects. My scores at the primary school were very good, so my parents always supported me when I asked for a ...

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