4 Min. Thor Heyerdahl, one of the most important explorers, discoverers and adventurers of the 20th century died 20 years ago today. What can you learn from Thor Heyerdahl as an entrepreneur, startup founder, manager, or ambitious human being? From my perspective, there are four main things. Get inspired!
Filming in Berlin
2 Min. Yesterday a TV crew from WDR interviewed my family about our world travels – and what we learned from them. The feature will be broadcast in the series ‘Familie ist …?’ on 9 June 2022 at 10:15 p.m. on WDR and is already available in the ARD media library and on YouTube.
2 Min. When I tackle a new project and doubt or hesitate, which is often, I repeat this phrase: “Not easy, but humanly possible, so doable.” Like here with a desensitization with a tarantula.
2 Min. Fear knocked. Faith opened. No one was there. I totally love this proverb! So true. Have an amazing day!
Obituary on the second anniversary of his death
3 Min. You will always remain alive in us. For me, you were and are the hero of my life. You have shown us what a little boy from Bielefeld can achieve in wild capers: A weeklong marathon march with insect meals, crossing the Atlantic in a pedal boat, or simply using an entire jungle as an escape room – always for a great cause, always for others.
2 Min. Everything starts with a thought. Here’s one: Why not rethink ANGST? And how, pray tell? Let’s start by breaking down ANGST, in this case the word, and then put it together with new, empowering terms – so that a new meaning emerges.
2 Min. “Formal education will provide you with a living. Personal development will give you a fortune.” – based on a quote by Jim Rohn
Not easy, but useful: Accept what is
2 Min. It happened this week – and I’d like to share it. Maybe it’s of value to you. I am only writing this because the person concerned replied: “Pretty good advice, it actually helped me.” (Note: I apply ‘xxx’ for anonymisation reasons)
Business talk in Hamburg
2 Min. NEW DATE || I am very much looking forward to my keynote INTO THE UNKNOWN at the Leaders Network on 3 November 2022, 19:00 – 22:00. Around the talk there will be a get-together, Q&A session, flying buffet and networking.
< 1 Min. In this brand new 27-page media kit, I show you my work as an adventure journalist and speaker – everything that excites me. Reports, adventures, dares, challenges. Let yourself be inspired.
Marvel at primeval forces
27 Min. Volcanic eruption! One of the most fascinating spectacles in nature. For the first time we were to witness spewing lava live. The largest volcanic island in the world offered us even more: cold weather training, a glacier hike and an ice cave visit.
Iceland extreme: volcanic eruption and ice bathing
2 Min. Iceland – island of extremes. On the largest volcanic island in the world, we are fascinated by the eruption of the Fagradalsfjall volcano. And we learn to ice bathe, for minutes! Then a lagoon bath, glacier tour and ice cave visit – an unforgettable short adventure!