Guillermo Cordero was born in Bogotá on October 23, 1959. In his native Colombia, he took a very extensive academic and technical training, which included architectural drawing, English, a bachelor’s degree in architecture, and a postgraduate degree in Marketing Management.
In Toronto, Canada, he increased his training, taking intensive English courses, French, a 3-year university program in construction science and a wide variety of courses in technical representation, sustainable construction, construction documents and preparation of technical specifications. These studies allowed him to obtain several important designations to solidify his credibility in a competitive and complex industry.
Through his professional development, he realized a somewhat disappointing fact: all this rigorous academic instruction served him to defend himself well on a professional level, but it did not prepare him to face adversity in life. In the university classrooms they did not teach him that life was uncertain. None of his renowned professors mentioned that failure was sometimes impossible to avoid. In no teaching center they showed him the way to recover after a certain emotional blow. In the lecture rooms he learned to solve complex technical situations, but not to understand that things sometimes go well and sometimes badly, and that it is simply the natural process of the universe.
One day, after many complications, he began to read and his life changed forever. And he did not have to invent or acquire anything; He had the wisdom and the necessary tools within, like all of us, from the womb.