We have all heard stories of people overcoming hard times to fight their demons and come out as a success. They are the stories of inspiration that remind us that however difficult life gets, it is how we smile in the face of adversity and react to it that will determine our success and how we end up in life. For business consultant and keynote speaker Maurice Roussety, it was a tough upbringing and professional loss which has been the sad times which have in turn fueled his dramatic turnaround to become the successful and established individual he is today. Here, we’ll take a look at his early life and how it helped define the great man.
Find out more about his areas of business expertise and interests here at Maurice Roussety, An Expert on Franchising and Business. Maurice Roussety was born in Mauritius, and was around three years of age, in full leg braces suffering from polio, when his father died, after an agonizing three-year stint in a wheel chair, paralyzed by a severe stroke. His brave mother, then a still young beautiful wife faced the impossible responsibility of bringing up Maurice’s two elder sisters and him with little money. Whilst life in Mauritius was difficult for the family financially, Maurice has fond memories of his early childhood days.
He has vivid memories of playing soccer with his friends on the gravel road outside our house, being selected as school captain for three years in a row, captaining the soccer team to a historic inter-school victory. This was the first example of Maurice’s leadership skills hatching. And of course the relentless and unconditional love and affection of his mum and my two sisters always makes him smile.
At school, Maurice was always in the top five students. Scholastic achievement was a very important goal back home as it was seen as a passport to a better life for oneself and the family. he always studied hard and achieved, and was always happier when I saw the smile on his family’s faces not necessarily the pat on the back and the certificate from the headmaster. With all that happening around Maurice, subconsciously he took on the role of the father, and appointed himself to do all things that he would have done had he been alive. Find out more about his upbringing here at Maurice Antoine Roussety, Employees and Customers Working Together.