Interview with David Passiak

Who are you, and what do you do?My name is David Passiak. I write, speak, and help people to co-create movements around brands, organizations, and startups. I’m most passionate about bringing people and teams together to do meaningful work that has a positive impact on the world. This is kind of an evolution of aroundContinue reading “Interview with David Passiak”

The Unthinkable Resides Within Each of Us

With that revised definition, doing the unthinkable was no longer limited to the elite athlete or mountain climber or entrepreneur. Suddenly, doing the unthinkable was resident in each of us. The ultra-obese, 900 lb. Man who devoted himself to losing over five hundred pounds, and teaching others who were obese to do the same, wasContinue reading “The Unthinkable Resides Within Each of Us”

The Art of Vision – Interview with Erik Wahl

This is part of my interview with Erik Wahl. He is the author of The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity, graffiti artist, speed author, motivational speaker and founder of the Wahl Group. To grasp the power of his creativity I recommend you to watch him in one of his performancesContinue reading “The Art of Vision – Interview with Erik Wahl”

Dreams of a Refugee: From the Middle East to Mount Everest

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream only at night in the dusty recesses of their mind, find their dreams to be in vain. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible. T. E. Lawrence Mostafa Salameh had no intentionsContinue reading “Dreams of a Refugee: From the Middle East to Mount Everest”

Interview with Steph Davis

Living a nontraditional life requires a lot of creativity and there’s no simple path to follow. Deciding to leave law school and become a full-time climber was one of the scariest decisions I made. Steph Davis An interview with Steph Davis, Climber, Flyer, Speaker, Writer, Vegan, Friend. This is part of the interview series forContinue reading “Interview with Steph Davis”

‘Unthinkable’ is About Being the Best We Can Be

At the beginning of the UnthinkableBook project, I was in awe of the many achievers I encountered, and their extraordinary accomplishments. However, I soon realized that while Dave Scott and Adam Kreek and Deno Hewson were achieving the unthinkable by winning iron man competitions, or winning Olympic medals, or climbing mountains, others like Hisham Mohammed,Continue reading “‘Unthinkable’ is About Being the Best We Can Be”

Be Present, and Grateful

When you think of people who are obsessively focused on achieving great accomplishments, it is easy to conger up an image of a relentless, almost joyless regimen of drills or exercises all dedicated to that one objective. When you think of Arnold Schwarzenegger and his 10-12 hour training days to pursue the Mr. Universe title,Continue reading “Be Present, and Grateful”

It is the Journey, Not the Destination

Success is a never-ending, ever-elusive destination…the next job, the next promotion, the next house. Those destinations turn out to be nothing but way-stations, experiencing that ever-so-brief contentment before we move on to the next way-station. Fulfillment, however, is about being content to enjoy the journey. It’s about relishing every moment and every experience along theContinue reading “It is the Journey, Not the Destination”

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