THE BLOG

The Connection Between Purpose and Happiness

The two most important days in your life is the day you were born and the day you find out why.
(Mark Twain)

I was born and grew up in a small town outside Oslo,...

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Waking Up to The New World of Work

I hadn’t seen Joe for almost two years. Last time we spoke he told me about his soul-sucking job, his controlling boss, the long workdays, and the fact that he, at the age...

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How to Bring More Humanness to Work

I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better,” the great American writer and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou said decades ago.

In...

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What Great leaders Do Differently

In a keynote for the All Africa Students Union Annicken R. Day talks about what great leaders do differently and why unleashing passion and joy is the ultimate leadership...

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Fly, Butterfly. A Novel About Our Pursuit of Happiness.

Maya Williams is an ambitious, hard-working, New York businesswoman, stymied on her way up the corporate ladder by sexist, male executives. When sent to the Hawaiian island...

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5 Steps to Overcome Fear of Failure

We hope this guide helps you overcome your fear of failure in your daily life.

Culture & Leadership Strategist and author of Fly, Butterfly Annicken R. Day takes you through...

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One Dance Away From Steve Jobs

Some years ago, I was the Master of Ceremonies on a leadership conference on engagement and change. One of the keynote speakers was Daniel Walker, CEO of Human Revolution...

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Authority Magazine: A Fearless Interview with Annicken R. Day

The Fear of Failure is one of the most common restraints that holds people back from pursuing great ideas. Imagine if we could become totally free from the fear of failure....

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The Joy and Pain of Creating Something New

After the first bottle of wine we got the idea. After the second, we were nearly jumping out of our skins with excitement. On the third, not only had we agreed that this was The...

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