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January 2014

Urgent or important – which to do first?

Stefan Wissenbach

A while ago I read The War of Art  by Steven Pressfield, best known as the author of The Legend of Bagger Vance. At its most basic level, it’s a book about winning the inner creative battle between doing the work, and not doing it. What stands between these two choices is what Pressfield calls “resistance” – the self-sabotaging force that sends us checking Facebook for the hundredth time instead of plunging into the first page of writing a novel (or…

What great things did you do today?

Stefan Wissenbach

It’s very easy to focus on the negative – what went wrong during your day, what you should have done better. Conversely, it’s also very easy to only focus on what you need to do next to reach the next goal. Congratulating yourself for something well-done is too often is lost in the shuffle, but recognizing your accomplishments can help you reach your goals faster by keeping motivation high. In the Huffington Post article “How to Be Great in 24…

Building a foundation for higher expectation…

Stefan Wissenbach

Last October, my wife and I, along with our three children, travelled to Malawi in Africa to begin work on the first of four Magic Future schools – a partnership with BuildOn that began with another story. As Magic Future Foundation trustees, my wife and I traveled there at our own expense to witness first-hand the great work that the Magic Future Foundation is doing and the impact it’s having on one of the world’s most underserved communities: Jumbo, Malawi.…

The Dream Achiever Competition

Dream Achiever

The Magic Future Foundation

The Magic Future Foundation