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 ‘Family is …?’ in August and will later be 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.
Interview with South African ranger legend
8 Min. Bruce Lawson has worked as a field guide / wilderness warden since 1992 and has over 18,500 hours of logged wilderness experience. He is one of the most impressive people I have met in my life. Here is my interview with him.
9 Min. I have a spider problem. No, not a phobia. But voluntarily touching such a creature? Never. Since I have to expect insects, creepy-crawlies and other animals – biting, poisonous or not – on my jungle trips, it’s time to take a closer look at my fear: I am undergoing desensitisation.
Article in the Badische Zeitung
9 Min. January 2018, Black Forest, Southern Germany: Together with my Ice Buddies I wad through knee-deep snow, jump into ice-cold lakes and finally boot up the snow-covered Feldberg. All topless, mind you. So what’s it about?