When I wrote my article on campus life a couple of weeks ago, something stuck in my mind. I just couldn’t shake the feeling that one of the best parts of the past school year was the people I met from all around the world, with a myriad of different stories and lives. We come from different cultures, different countries, different backgrounds, different religions and different ways of understanding the world. But we all share a common mindset, open to listening and trying to understand and learn from others. So, for my next few articles I would like to give you a chance to get to know some more fellow HEC fellow travelers. In order to make it more interesting and more in tune to this amazing culture that has welcomed us, I decided to use the famous Proust Questionnaire, with an HEC twist.
Next is Ivan Goldstein. He comes from Buenos Aires, is HEC’s very own ‘Bob Dylan’, and has a bachelor in Business Administration and Management from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Perfect happiness is being surrounded by the right people at the right moment.
What is your greatest fear?
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Tocqueville! Viva la Democracia !
Which living person do you most admire?
My Friends and Family.
What is your greatest extravagance?
I think it’s playing my guitar, on the balcony, when it’s raining.
On what occasion do you lie?
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Having the love and respect of the people I love.
What is your current state of mind?
100% Grateful for the past year.
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
A dog. I love dogs!
If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be?
What is your most treasured possession?
Where would you like to live?
What is your favorite occupation?
Hanging out with my friends, sports and music.
What is your most marked characteristic?
I’m a very passionate person
What do you most value in your friends?
Transparency & Honesty.
Who are your favorite writers?
Orwell and Huxley.
Who are your heroes in life?
Friends and family by far.
What is it that you most dislike?
What is your motto?
Everything you do is the right choice, because it’s your choice, and you do it with your own means and time.
What do you like the most in HEC?
What do you dislike the most in HEC?
Hmmm, I would say the RU. At least it made me learn how to cook. I think I am now an amateur chef!
If you could change one thing about HEC, what would it be?
If you could change one thing about the past year, what would it be?
Nothing, it was one of the best years of my life.
The past year in HEC, when were you happiest?
There was not a single day when I didn’t wake up with a smile on my face.
Which talent would have come most in hand in HEC?
What was the highlight of the past year?
The Gala. Seeing all of my friends so beautifully dressed and partying together was amazing!