LSN’s Philosophy: 海纳百川

20 Feb

By Dennis Ford, Founder & CEO, Life Science Nation; Creator of RESI Conference Series

Yishaonan Chai, LSN’s Finance Manager, has a dad who teaches calligraphy at a University in China.  LSN received a scroll which we framed of a poem that reflects the basic nature  of LSN. Although LSN is small we are mighty as we have reach around the world.  We are currently getting ready for our  28th RESI conference in Paris on March 23, 2020.  The calligraphy featured below is a poem:




Hundreds of rivers run into the sea, its greatness contains everything;

Thousands of cliffs stand sheer, it’s indestructible with no greed.

—–Lin Zexu

(Lin Zexu was the Governor-General under Emperor of the Qing dynasty best known for his role in the First Opium War of 1839–1842. He destroyed 1,000 long tons of allegedly illegal opium to save people from addiction).

It advises people should be broad-minded to accept diversities and differences, connecting with them all; And people be dedicated to what you are doing, not being distracted by other thoughts, so that your work will be undefeatable.

I would say that is a good metaphor for LSN and what we are fighting for.

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