It’s finally launched! Here it is, the first episode of the Giant Thinkers podcast! As an extension of the blog giantthinkers.com – I’ll be bringing in top experts from various industries worldwide to learn from their success and to help us become better designers, creatives and giant thinkers.
Have you ever been punched in the face? Kicked in the shins or wrestled into submission? It hurts. Strangely enough, the more it happens, the less terrifying it is. This is the gift of conditioning. I’ve been practicing Krav Maga now for the past few years and contrary to the brutal “no rules” self defense techniques taught, I’ve learnt more about myself than I ever expected.
“I wanted to ask you a personal question – that maybe you might not wish to answer and if that is the case I totally understand and apologize for crossing any lines. You mentioned in your book that you went on a backpacking trip after you had some personal problems. My question is how do you prevent personal or family problems from distracting you in your work and how do you stay focused?
In less than five weeks, I’ve travelled across over 20 x different cities and delivered 18 x speaking events across the United States. What once was a dream has manifested into reality. I’ve got plenty more to do during my total three months away from home (Sydney, Australia) and it’s safe to say that in between the delightful chaos, I’ve spent a good chunk of time hanging out with myself.
Every time this alone time sticks it’s sneaky head out in the air, there’s always a heightened level of reflection. During these moments, the recurring conversation in my head has been about my personal limitations.
I’m extremely excited to show you this latest video on what design means to me. I attempt to articulate the key drivers that motivate this enriching lifestyle many of us have fallen in love with. I hope that my passion resonates with all of you as we embark on this beautiful journey of learning together. Before I show you this video, I’d like to keep you in the loop on what I’ve been working on.