3 Min. Intense conversations, appreciative exchange, stimulating ideas – these were the hallmarks of the evening at Leaders Network, which I kicked off with my keynote address ‘Into the Unknown’.
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An island like no other
La Reunion – Like a trip around the world in five days
26 Min. Where else in the world can you splash in the sea in the morning, walk in the rainforest at noon, and marvel at a desert with an active volcano in the afternoon? Reunion offers the most diverse variety of landscapes, vegetation and cultures that I know.
Luzzone Dam, Switzerland
Climbing the highest artificial route in the world
2 Min. Today, I climbed on the highest artificial climbing wall in the world: Luzzone Dam, Switzerland: 165 meters.
‘Three survival tools for any business expedition’
Keynote premiere at Deutsche Telekom
3 Min. “BE CURIOUS, BE COURAGEOUS” – this new call from Deutsche Telekom to its employees is, of course, right up my street. The Magenta Voice Program invited me to Darmstadt to give a keynote at the opening of the ‘Tribe Days’.
Looking beyond the horizon
What’s better than courage?
2 Min. Courage is good. No question about it. But I believe there is something even better than courage.
A piece of France in the Indian Ocean
La Réunion photo gallery
2 Min. Fantastic hikes through deep valleys, long lava tunnels and high volcanoes – that is La Réunion. While roaming the island, I was amazed – also at the varied bird life, crooked trees, oddball volcanologists and the scent of what is probably the best vanilla in the world.
The brown lagoon – a bath outside the comfort zone
4 Min. I have to admit, I’m a bit apprehensive about this upcoming bath. But it turns out to be just the right dose: an exciting tingle, outside my comfort zone, yet far enough away from panic territory.
From South Africa's wilderness
Two lessons for life
8 Min. Suddenly I realized: I am in the habitat of lions, elephants, and buffalos. For three days. On foot. That was one of the most mesmerizing experiences I’ve had ever been on. Here are my two most important learnings.
The Venezuelan way
This man showed me what one can endure
4 Min. Venezuela, last month: The last two days of the path to the top of the table mountain Roraima is a sweaty grind: Steep, slippery, windy, and full of loose, sharp-edged rocks and mossy roots. This man, Jaime, doesn’t let on.
Keeping calm amidst a roaring environment
4 Min. One of the most fascinating places in Venezuela is this huge waterfall, which you can admire from behind. And then there was something else that amazed me.
3-min clip about Wim Hof workshop in Poland
Ice video scores 100,000 views on YouTube
< 1 Min. I am very happy that my YouTube video about my Poland Ice Transformation has now been viewed over 100 000 times! 2 hours of shirtless mountain hiking in shorts – with a wind chill down to -19 degrees?! Together with 60 people from all over the world I learned incredible breathing techniques, ice baths and other great tools.
The pearl of Africa
Uganda – Tree lions and monkey shows
26 Min. Where do you find something like this: Mountains growing out of the rainforest? Lions that climb trees? And gorilla visits! Uganda is a sensation. The ‘Pearl of Africa’ surprises with unimagined natural abundance, an enormous variety of animals and friendly people.