Blog - Eli Trier
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I love Elizabeth Gilbert. I first discovered her when she wrote her insanely popular book Eat Pray Love - never one to do what everyone else is doing, I resisted reading it for as long as possible, thinking that it couldn't possibly live up to...

Caspar Riis is my biggest fan, my dearest friend and my baby brother. His constant belief in me and encouragement has given me the courage to keep pushing myself; to go bigger and brighter and better and to keep searching for my truth. He is...

Shel Silverstein holds a very, very special place in my heart. His 1972 album Freakin at the Freakers Ball, was a family favourite when I was growing up, and his quotes from his poems (particularly Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout and Sick) have been firmly entrenched...

Alfred Russel Wallace is my favourite scientist. He was brilliant, a bit bonkers and totally obsessed with his job. During his lifetime he collected a ridiculously huge amount of natural history specimens (many of which can still be seen at the Natural History Museum in...

Hugh MacLeod is a very wise man. As well as being a cartoonist, an author, an artist and a business change agent. I first came across Hugh when I downloaded his manifesto, How to be Creative, which was eye-opening to say the least. He has...

Richard Branson is a true visionary, but this lesson from him has taken a long time to sink in for me. The word 'business' has always conjured up images of authoritarian men in pinstriped suits and bowler hats, doing expensive deals and speaking in impenetrable...