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A Hand for a House of Dreams

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Live true to your heart.

Fear & Fail Conference Talk, 24 September 2014 Vienna Have you ever found yourself telling a friend: “I could serve tables in a coffee shop or sweep the floors, if I had to?” I hope you have. I hope you have had that feeling, that certainty that who you are is far more than your mere … Continue reading

Nothing ordinary

On the long run, it’s nothing ordinary. I wake up almost every day now, and I must recollect decisions, emotions, choices, encounters with people in my life, that made it all nothing ordinary for me. “There will be days like these, my mama said.” There will be days like these, when all you have is who … Continue reading

Doing what you love doesn’t pay the bills

False. Doing what you love may not pay the bills (entirely) for about two, three years. For about two, three years you might be out there on the edge, working 12 hours a day, sometimes 7 days out of 7. But who invented the 5 work days week, anyway? Who said when you should work … Continue reading

It’s not about me anymore

After one year and four months of work (and if you’ve ever committed all your being to something or someone, you know exactly what I’m talking about), today it was the first day when it was not about me anymore. Earlier in the day, I was forwarded an email from a woman who I don’t … Continue reading

I would count on you to

I would count on you to doubt, question, consider and reconsider all the reasons for which you would give a hand. It’s important that we base our decisions on solid grounds. Of course, I am not talking about the decision of whether or not you should go talk with that cute guy at the bar … Continue reading

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