Back in 1943, a 17-year-old boy Ingvar from Sweden opened a small business. The selection of products was very random – pens, wallets, watches, picture frames, and nylon stockings. Everything that people needed Ingvar sold at reduced prices.
Eight years later, the young business owner saw an opportunity to sell...
The hero’s journey starts with the call.
And we all want to be the warrior, the princess or the emperor.
Or have you forgotten your childhood dreams?
To be “the hero”.
Sail to distant lands.
Joseph Campbell called it “follow your bliss”
Or “the call”
It is choosing happiness.
It is a place where….
I decided to leap on my bike and ride through the city. The silence was deafening.
The metropolis of 5 million people was no longer a breathing mass of humanity and energy.
Empty and frozen.
It felt like I had stepped into a movie.
The leaves blew across deserted streets.
Teeming busy cafes...
“There are vast realms of consciousness still undreamed of – vast ranges of experience, like the humming of unseen harps, we know nothing of, within us”. – D.H. Lawrence
Creativity is very complex, and we’re only scratching the surface here, so there’s much more work that’s needed.
This draws us to...
What are some traits of an entrepreneur who is more successful than others?
Data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics show that approximately 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, 45% during the first five years, and 65% during the first 10 years.
Ordinary.At firstWe all arriveWrinkled and screamingDrawing the gasping breathAt birthConsciousness arrivesDelivered by a midwifeWith ample girth
We giggle and chuckleSuckThe 2-year-oldsWe run amokTossing teacupsToysAll sorts of stuffJust growing
It doesn’t stopWe dress upDemand to be a fairy queenPrance and spinWanting to be seenA pirateThe machoThe tough
Or just take the timeTo fight...
It was a question that made me pause.
“What qualifies you to speak on this topic?” My answer – “Nothing but everything.”
I had just finished a keynote speech in front of hundreds of people in a distant corner of the world that was renowned for having a world-class education system. I...