No risk, no safety
3 Min. Maybe you have experienced this too. Whenever you have to overcome yourself to do something unpleasant… and then actually do it… and then realise that yes, you are still alive – ok, maybe with a few scrapes or with a few laughs because you failed – then you have learned something and moved on a bit.
3 Min. You have it. You hate it. You try to avoid it at all costs. It’s fear. Wait a moment, please. Don’t just click away. You might think: ‘Oh no, not now, not with me.’ That’s totally ok – that’s just your well-programmed reaction. But you do not learn anything. You just nurture your fear – instead of dissolving it – and becoming a better person. Allow me a few minutes to explain along 3 points: How can you use fear as an almost inexhaustible source of power.
Of means goals and life goals
2 Min. “Can you make a living from it?”
I get this question more often when it comes to my travels and publications (like this one).
“I don’t want to live without it.”
… I then answer.
Black Friday gift
2 Min. Here’s nothing less than my best investment advice for life. No scam, click bait, I mean it. It’s not shares, funds, real estate, valuables, crypto, NFTs etc.
Food for thought
2 Min. Adventure is like salt in the soup of life. It adds flavour.
3 Min. To be there when history is being made. Today I had this opportunity as a panelist at the first hybrid roundtable of the lighting industry in the Metaverse and simultaneously in the Volkswagen Arena in Wolfsburg.
Interview with volcanologist
5 Min. During my trip to La Réunion, I spoke with Philippe Kowalski, the deputy director of the volcano observatory at Piton de la Fournaise.
“Fear is not an enemy. Fear is a mentor.”
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’.
Luzzone Dam, Switzerland
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’
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
2 Min. Courage is good. No question about it. But I believe there is something even better than courage.
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.