A visionary has the ability to see far beyond where others see to what is yet to be formed. Tina Seelig is a visionary extraordinaire. She not only has the trailblazing gift of seeing what has not been formed, she also has a gift of impartation, which allows others under her leadership, to develop or strengthen their own visionary skills.
In her new book, What I Wish I Knew When I was 20: A Crash Course in Making Your Place in the World. Seelig places a new grid over old structures, causing them to become new. She gives the readers an approach to life that is both inspiring and redemptive. She acknowledges that times of transition are challenging, yet they are also times to look for new ideas and opportunities. This refocusing of the lens, is important because it brings with it enormous possibilities.
What if we were all trained to look at challenges as opportunities? What if leaving school to enter the business world, moving to a new city or starting a new job were seen as opportunities to make your place in the world?
In What I Wish I knew when I Was 20, Tina Seelig helps you make your place in the world through innovative thinking.
Here are a few ideas she shares in the book:
-Embrace problems as opportunities.
-Find, identify and fill the gaps in the way people use products or services.
-Create a new use for an ordinary item.
-Paint the Target Around the Arrow.
-Never miss an opportunity to be Fabulous.
What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. is a book for the serious 20 year old and the serious 30, 40, 50 or 60 year old. The lessons cross generational, geographical and cultural boundaries and they are timeless. This book will impact the way you “think” about work, life, mistakes, ideas and more.
Seeling, the Executive Director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, uses these concepts to guide her students to insights and discoveries that will shape their efforts for a lifetime. In her book she allows you to have the same access to her rule and wall crashing concepts that will also guide you to a lifetime of ah-ha moments and brilliant discoveries.