Spirit of a tree
“There are two kinds of person's lifestyle. The first one is to live as grass. Although you absorb the rain and sunshine, after all, you cannot become stronger. People can step on you without any guilt though you are painful, because you are taken seriously. Another is to live as a tree. When you grow into a towering tree, people far away will see you. They will want to approach you since you can give them a piece of shade under the hot sun or heavy rain.” -- By Yu Minhong
Yu Minhong, the founder and current CEO of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc., is considered one of the twenty-five people that have great impact on China in the twenty-first century. As the owner of one of the largest private educational services, Yu is known as the "Godfather of English Training".
New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc.
As the largest provider of private educational services in China, New Oriental offer educational programs include English and other foreign language training, overseas and domestic test preparation courses, overseas study consulting, all-subjects after school tutoring, online education and textbook publishing. It was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2006.
Key qualities that lead Yu to huge success
* Make the best people work for you. Yu was always the last five students in his class during his college time. His English, especially oral skill was not good as we imagine. However, he successfully persuaded his top classmates who had excellent language skill work for him. In Yu’s company, his contribution would be to gather all the talented people together and let them do what they are good at.
* Love to students. Yu never gives up any kid since he believes that every student is able to do better. Yu is not only a teacher of language but also a life coach of majority students. Even after he succeeded, he still keeps running speech among most...