20 Lunches, 20 Insights

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I did it! I’ve coached 20 entrepreneurs in 7 cities in 4 months.

My mission was to give a boost to radically new, positive impact business during my 6 month sabbatical. In exchange for lunch I offered up my expertise, and met some talented and passionate people throughout the world. I coached and consulted freelancers, digital nomads, first time entrepreneurs and seasoned veterans, duos and teams of 100. We covered everything from leadership challenges and personal development to business development, branding, design and proposition development. It’s been an awesome ride.

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Let’s get personal: how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can transform learning and development at corporates


Want high quality/low cost training for your firm? MOOCs may have the answer, but they are no quick fix.

Hailed as the next revolution in education, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are set to democratize access to learning, but the model still misses the personal touch needed to succeed in corporations.

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Because you can learn anything (Part 2)

The tables of learning are turning,

now that we can learn anything what should we do?


Today school requires you to memorize,

yet tomorrow’s work requires you to adapt.

The internet has made memorization obsolete,

and our next task easy to learn and complete.

Amidst AI and robots, online courses, and e-learning,

this is the new choice, for all students of life, leadership and business:

now that you can learn to do anything,

what does mean for your life?

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How to learn anything (Part 1)

Think you can’t change?

That you will never be creative? Or do public speaking? Or that leading a team is not your thing? You can. Without having met you I know that with the right approach, you can learn anything.

This article will recap how you can learn anything, and once you’ve accepted this is possible, I will follow it up with an article considering what this means for building an ambitious startup.

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