All posts filed under ‘The Transition

How to Change Your Life in 10 Years

As we speak, Pavel is getting breakfast at the motorway restaurant Pfungstadt Ost, some 30 minutes south of Frankfurt: Rolls, scrambled eggs, bacon, and a fresh cup of steaming hot coffee. After sleeping for six hours last night on his truck – three of which weren’t all that restful due to a party celebrated by […]

Why You Should Reduce Your Working Hours

The sea is like work: There’s enough for everybody. —Farin Urlaub, Am Strand (“At the Beach”) The term transition originates in the 16th century and is derived from the Latin verb transire, “to go across”. On the one hand, this seems adequate as I “went across” to live on an island this summer. On the […]

Your Strategy Becomes Your Story

Disclaimer: This post is thinking in public. Feel free to discuss it, append it, rip it apart, or just enjoy it as it is. Last week, I suggested to trick yourself better in order to succeed in a transition. Whether your transition is about building a business, converting from Star Trek to Star Wars, or […]

How To Trick Yourself Better

The magic of a dream often collapses during the day because even the aptest dreamer cares more about the outer world than he should when he is awake. The insane are much better at this: They declare themselves emperors and their cells as their castles, and everything is wonderful. Being able to magically transform the […]

Blog Beyond Rules

tl;dr:1 Blogging is the most powerful publishing environment created in human history – anything goes! This is why we don’t seem to get it. Even more people would cherish blogging, though, if it wasn’t for the vanguard pundits and probloggers out there who try to force it into a corset. As a remedy, I’ll be […]