What Leonard Cohen can teach us about life

They ought to hand the night a ticket
For speeding, it’s a crime.
I had so much to tell you,
Yeah, but now it’s closing time. —Leonard Cohen

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How Tesla made your life infinitely more interesting

A fierce lightning storm was ripping through the night sky outside the home in which Nikola Tesla was born around midnight, between July 9 and July continue reading

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Dream. Always.

You need to dream the way performance is built into a BMW, or the way simplicity is built into an iPhone: always. Because a single moment of inspiration can keep both you and thousands continue reading

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Play.

Play is the #1 thing I fail to embed more of into deliverables for my clients.

The reason why I fail to embed more play into my deliverables is simple: continue reading

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Trend Report 2017.

// This is long, so feel free to skip it. //

To know… scratch that.

To even get a glimpse at the mass mind is no simple matter. To interpret what to do with that insight? Well, continue reading

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Will your DNA be the end of you?

“If we don’t upgrade our DNA, we’ll be done. We’ll be the next Blackberry or Nortel: a has been.”

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Where does time stop for you?

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 Your parents, folks like them, and older generations, they love living in the so-called real world.

Here’s what I mean by that: Chances continue reading

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Your biggest pain: You think you shouldn’t have them.

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That’s the first of the two unexpected conclusions in the movie every entrepreneur and artist should see.

The movie? Whiplash.

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The Matrix.

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Neo.

Trinity.

Morpheus.

If you’re anything like most people who love The Matrix, you’ll likely never forget those names.

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If you try to be the biggest, you might end up being the dumbest.

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Sorry if that sounds crude.

To illustrate what I mean by the above headline, let me ask you: Do you remember what happened to Toyota and Volkswagen when continue reading

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What’s so great about being typical?

For most people, it’s impossible to appreciate the world of today until today has become tomorrow.

Do you want to be like most people, or do you want to lead?

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The interface is where the value is

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One of the main reasons why BlackBerry completely lost its way and its 40% share of the smartphone market in the world (yes, da world) is this: continue reading

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You are brave enough.

I spread stories of my fellow storytellers simply because I’m in awe of their art and the only way I can repay them is to share their art with others.

Case in point:

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Chase your reality.

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Were you surprised to hear that?

That’s not me talking.

That’s what the director of the movie continue reading

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