If institutional success is achieved in any matter and has been made sustainable, the primary driver behind this is the ‘right and well-informed people’ that spearhead this process.
One of the most important lessons that sports taught me is flowing with a rhythm, and another is never looking back, no matter what.
Yes, I know that it is very difficult for our low-income people, yes, I know that the atmosphere can be tiring and sometimes suffocating, but I also love this place because it is a country where we have to adapt to a different scenario each day and where we constantly release adrenaline.
A magnificent location that frames the historical peninsula with a rare angle, from the Bulgarian Church to the Fener Greek Patriarchate, from Hagia Sophia and the Şehzade Mosque to the Galata Tower, buildings that send shivers up and down one’s body, a wonderful project, a huge excavation site that resembles a beehive.
The people who feel like they belong, cling to their work in earnest, feel happy on their way to work in the morning, leave their private concerns relatively outside and come in and work in a friendly, passionate and caring manner.
Pure copying is accepting something as correct or successful as is (such acquiescence is not in my soul), and I think that even the most beautiful idea or system can be challenged.
I believe that those who do not lose hope and do not shut themselves off will get through these days more quickly and with greater ease. And I work hard. So should you.
I don’t think that this is the way to go about establishing schools in our country.
This only has to do with humanity, and unfortunately we are constantly moving farther away from humanity.
And if I really must say something in the sense of a conclusion is that cities, products, people or anything else for that matter do not become a brand in vain.