Blogwebpedia had the opportunity to interview Dr. Saad Saad regarding his career as a successful innovative pediatric surgeon. He not only had a great story to tell but also left the interviewer with great life lessons that he has skillfully passed to his children. The panel recently shared the lessons, Dr. Saad Saad’s story, and his career ventures.
Here is what was highlighted. Dr. Saad Saad has retired after serving in the industry for about 47 years. He leaves his clients and colleagues with a great legacy following his commitment to change lives through innovations, sacrifice, as well as service.
Dr. Saad Saad was raised in Palestine during rapid as well as dramatic changes. His father traveled often. His mother stayed at home, taking care of his siblings. One day when his father had gone for work, Saad Saad’s mother was instructed to board a bus with the children to a destination that wasn’t known by many.
She left the house key under the doormat and carried her children’s clothes. She thought she’d return soon. But, after several hours, she realized that they were being relocated to the West Bank. They never saw their home again. Read more: Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon
His father saw them after hours of searching. He would later pay a boatman to carry him by boat across a river. The family was reunited.
Being an experienced petroleum mechanic, Dr. Saad Saad’s father worked in the oil industry in the Middle East. He would move the family to Kuwait in the 1950s because he had great business skills that motivated the management of the company to poach him. One life’s lesson that his father imparted in him stuck with him for a significant amount of time.
He was reminded of the hardships he had encountered while growing up. His father also told him of the benefits of pursuing a high level of education. He could be anybody he wanted to be in the world. Saad Saad realized that Kuwait was quite hot.
The weather was unpleasant especially for his brothers who worked at a construction site. The heat affected them. That marked a life-changing moment in his life since he decided to become a medical doctor. This implied that he would work in an office.
Dr. Saad Saad advises people to work hard during their productive time of the day. As a physician, he is dedicated to change people’s lives. Therefore, he has invested in the early hours of the day, and he doesn’t push forward what can be achieved today.
Dr. Saad Saad has since developed healthcare procedures and invented devices to improve care. He believes that determination and dedication are the individual traits of a successful individual when it comes to building a career.
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