Sometimes in life, we will come across people who have so clearly done things the right way that their success can feel like a mystery. Read more: Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon and When a Child Swallows a Foreign Object – Advice by Dr. Saad Saad
How can one person overcome so much in order to establish themselves as such a prominent figure within their industry? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or merely someone looking to progress in your chosen field of work, learning from those that came before you can be an ideal way to establish prominent and progress work habits that will follow you for the rest of your life.
In order to learn a little bit from a successful person, we decided to dig deep into the life story and advice of Dr. Saad Saad – a prominent pediatrician with multiple patents in the surgical world.
Born in Palestine, Dr. Saad Saad moved to Kuwait and was raised with his seven other siblings. Out of his siblings, nearly every single one of them ended up pursuing higher education and placement in a prominent career path.
Dr. Saad Saad followed their lead and ended up pursuing his dreams of becoming a doctor, eventually settling into a medical career that spanned 47 years and multiple decorations.
You’d have to go back to 1965 in order to see Dr. Saad Saad at high school back in Kuwait. While attending high school, Dr. Saad Saad thought that his future was in engineering due to the fact that his siblings had pursued and succeeded in that path. The extreme temperatures of Kuwait persuaded him that maybe working outside all day wasn’t the best of situations. Sometimes, knowing what you don’t like is as good as knowing what you like!
When Dr. Saad Saad left engineering behind it was so that he could focus on his work in the pediatric field. Inspired by Dr. H Biemann Othersen, Dr. Saad Saad cultivated a career that was based on hard work, kindness, and consummate professionalism.
Dr. Othersen is routinely considered to be one of the best pediatric surgeons to ever work within the confines of the United States of America and it was he who personally trained Dr. Saad Saad during his attendance working as a surgeon in Charleston, SC.
It’d be impossible to delve deeply into Dr. Saad Saad’s life without spending days cultivating his personal history, so we’ll leap right ahead to his current mindset and what he believes to be vital for success in any field.
Dr. Saad Saad believes in the power of faith and the power of confidence so he always tells people to believe in their success and not to accept anything but the success that they believe in. These words, if nothing else, aspiring individuals should take to heart.