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The Two Wolves — Life Lessons Series #9

‘A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil. He is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, self-doubt, and ego. The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, […]

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Life lessons

The Muddy Road – Life Lessons series #8

Two monks, Tanzan and Ekido were once traveling together down a muddy road. A heavy rain was still falling. Coming around a bend, they met a lovely girl in a silk kimono and sash, unable to cross the intersection.   ‘Come on, girl,’ said Tanzan at once. Lifting her in his arms, he carried her over […]

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Charisma on Command — An Example of a Great Online Brand

As 2016 is the year of massive action for me, I am rapidly developing myself on all kinds of fields. On a Friday night I was having a YouTube learning session when I started searching for ‘charisma’. Five of the first ten search results where from a source called Charisma on Command, so it was no coincidence I […]

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Life lessons

The Bamboo Three — Life Lessons Series #1

‘The seed of a bamboo tree is planted, fertilized and watered. Nothing happens for the first year. There´s no sign of growth. Not even a hint. The same thing happens – or doesn´t happen – the second year. And then the third year. The tree is carefully watered and fertilized each year, but nothing shows. […]

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Restaurant Secrets from Two Brothers (and Their Dad)

We will soon start a series of posts in which we share lessons we learned from running a restaurant with our dad. You may apply those lessons to your life, career and business.  People like Seth Godin and Ramit Sethi regularly use the restaurant analogy. It is such a great industry to learn from. Think about […]