Author Archives: Erik Unger

Space Pioneers in 2013

Note: This post was first published on the Pioneers.io blog. What’s going on in space and why should we care? Let me begin with two images: I think the first image is self-explanatory; there is enough energy in space as … Continue reading

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Contemporary Pioneers: Investing in Space, the new innovation race

Note: This post was first published on the Pioneers Festival blog. What do Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Larry Page, Eric Schmidt, Robert Bigelow, Ross Perot Jr, Paul Alan and Peter Thiel have in common? Well, first of course, they are … Continue reading

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My Notes From: The Breakthrough Experience

These are my notes from the book. There is a seminar with the same name, which is Dr. Demartini’s core program. The Essence of Life When you follow your inspirations and intuition, you grow in self-worth and potential, as well … Continue reading

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My Notes From: The Magic of Thinking Big

This are my notes from David J. Schwartz’s book The Magic of Thinking Big: Believe You Can Succeed And You Will When you believe I-can-do-it, the how-to-do-it develops. Belief in success is the one basic, absolutely essential ingredient of successful people. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Reason why Space is Important

In this new entry to my Favorite Speeches Robert Zubrin, author of The Case for Mars and founder of The Mars Society, explains the ultimate reason why colonizing space is important. It’s not about surviving the next big asteroid that … Continue reading

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The Business Model Canvas

We have been using the poster version of the Business Model Canvas at STARTup Live events to drill down on our business models. The poster is great to collaborate on one physical sheet of paper, but I needed a digital … Continue reading

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Anthony Robbins tells the Rocky Story

This story is definitely one of my favorite speeches, it made me see Sylvester Stallone in a completely different light and serves as inspiration when I have to decide between money and “my way”:

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Marianne Williamson: Our Deepest Fear

The following passage from Marianne Williamson‘s book ‘A Return To Love‘ is commonly mis-attributed to Nelson Mandela’s 1994 Inaugural Address. Non the less, it gives me goose bumps every time I hear or read it. This has to be one of the deepest … Continue reading

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Roger Hamilton’s Wealth Dynamics

Brilliant stuff, got me totally clear on what I am (mechanic) and better ideas on how to leverage that to create value! No notes so far, but Wikipedia has an overview of Wealth Dynamics

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My Notes From: The Secret

My notes from the book The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. There is also a film about the same topic. Money: Appreciate all the riches around you, including the riches of others. Look for wealth wherever you go, and appreciate it. … Continue reading

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