In 1989, Frank De Winne answered a newspaper job ad. But not a typical one. The European Space Agency (ESA) was searching for new astronauts. He went through a demanding 2,5-year training and waited 10 years to get into space. He spent 198 days in the International Space Station and became the first ESA astronaut … Pokračovat ve čtení UNICEF changed me more than my two spaceflights
He is one of the top Czech security analysts. He writes, comments on television and radio, and occasionally advises ministries. That’s no surprise, given that he reads two books a week and checks a hundred web pages a day. Lukáš Visingr is a distinctive patriot and Zionist, a lover of great powers and a fighter … Pokračovat ve čtení TRUMP CAN WAG THE DOG
Robert Vlach is the founder of Na volné noze, one of the largest national freelance communities in Europe. He wrote a bestseller of the same name about freelancing and regularly posts book reviews on his blog RViews. There is a part close to the end of your book, where you share an experience of yours … Pokračovat ve čtení TO BE, OR NOT TO BE… A FREELANCER?
Stanislav Gálik is a visionary, an entrepreneur and an authentic backpacker who visited forty rich people across the world on his so-called richhike. We discussed the psychology of the rich, philanthropy, the Nobel Peace Prize, and modesty. Standa, do you sometimes get bored? No, never. Would you like to? Well, yeah. I can hardly remember … Pokračovat ve čtení Standa, what would Dalai Lama do?
On a rainy autumn day, I met Janek Szpil at the Kraków Embassy. He just arrived from picking grapes in France and I had a day of rest during my biking adventure from the Czech Republic to Poland. We spoke about local activism, Kraków cycling culture, burn-out, and Eastern inspiration. Janek, what does the Kraków … Pokračovat ve čtení Slow activism inspired by yoga
“I am sorry, can you repeat it again. You work as a zombie?” Eyes wide open and mouth full of questions … thereabouts looked my second cycling interview in Poland with Pawel Zaufal. A cheerful contemporary dancer, a part-time zombie and a seasonal artist from Katowice who brings inspiration and joy into lives of people … Pokračovat ve čtení I am a zombie
Human rights can disappear in the blink of an eye. That is why we should constantly be on guard, says Mark Martin, director of Amnesty International Czech Republic. We got into discussion about evolution of human rights, political correctness and tension between business and NGO world. Why does Amnesty International fight for some rights (LGBT … Pokračovat ve čtení Guardians of human rights WANTED!
Cyril Svoboda, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, shared some secrets from the political environment. Peek under the cover. What was the most important thing that you have learned about life in politics? It became very clear that when one has a firm attitude, he is relentless. Once one starts to compromise … Pokračovat ve čtení Elections change nothing
She is 22 years old. She was the first European woman to win the extreme race called Tour Divide which measures 2745 miles. With her boyfriend, she finished a long-distance skiing race in Finland which nobody has ever managed to finish before. Her name is Markéta Peggy Marvanová. She rides away from bears and thunderstorms … Pokračovat ve čtení Bite the bullet and ride
Mark Monchek, author of the book Culture of Opportunity, a #1 bestseller on Amazon, and long-standing consultant of companies such as Google, Apple and JP Morgan Chase shares his tragic story, showing us that people and companies can find opportunity in anything. Learn about a few secrets of happy people and successful companies. You claim … Pokračovat ve čtení Lost everything. Got even more