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Iris Apfel (97 years)

Iris Apfel (97 years) “In my next life, Michael”, “I am too old for this” or “not at the age of x.” When my clientsMORE >

“The difference”

“The difference” (Part 2) Last week I wrote about how “the number” https://www.michaelschmeja.com/blog/the-number/ determines the thinking. How, in my example, the whole year had been dominatedMORE >

“The number”

Last week I gave a speech to Citi’s Private Bank leadership team on effective communication in general and year-end in particular. What I love toMORE >

Tying loose ends

Summer is over and now I await my favourite time of the year when the sun is just warm enough not to wear a coatMORE >

Nutbrown Hare

Guess how much I love you? Guess how much I love you, says Little Nutbrown Hare. Little Nutbrown Hare shows his daddy how much heMORE >

All for a piece of stone

Last Saturday I realised one of my goals for 2018. I finished the Eiger Ultra Trail, a 101km mountain race with 6700meters vertical climbs andMORE >

Holidays & Beach Balls

Last week I reconnected with a former client. We follow each other on social media and he had just recently posted pictures from a beautifulMORE >

The Frog Contest

There once was a bunch of tiny frogs who arranged a climbing competition. The goal was to reach the top of a very high tower.MORE >

Fish Love

Here is a great story by Rabbi Twerski. A young man enjoying eating a dish of fish. Another man is asking him: “Why are youMORE >