Life lessons

The Starfish Story — Life Lessons Series #2

A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands and thousands of starfish have washed ashore. Further along he sees an old man, walking slowly and stooping often, picking up one starfish after another and tossing each one gently into the ocean. ‘Why are you throwing starfish into the […]

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. […]

Impact

These Are The 20+ Roles You Perform When Self-Publishing a Cook Book — And Why ‘I Can’t Do That’ Is Not An Excuse

We recently self-published our very first cook book. It’s our most personal project ever, as the PURE COOK BOOK tells the story of our dad, Papa Kazmi. Backed by a strong community of fans, friends and family, we decided to take matters in our own hands. We were responsible for the entire process, from concepting to funding, from […]

Impact, Relationships, Self

On Being Generous: The 6P-Model

Last week, we asked Seth Godin about his thoughts on how to step up without being seen as a show off. His asnwer was straightforward: ‘when your work is generous’ (instead of selfish, people see it as stepping up instead of showing off). How do we create generous work? We make sure to always follow […]