The Power of The Origin Story

by Michael Simmons on Apr 6, 2014

In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. ― Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

IMHO, the most important thing that people can do when they meet each other is to tell their origin story; the story that most helps others understand who they are. This is the story of how they overcame their major life challenge and what they learned from it.

What is your origin story?



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I'm the co-founder of Empact, one of the leading entrepreneurship education organizations in the world. I'm obsessed with understanding how we all can lead meaningful lives that have a positive social impact. I love probing into the truth of how we experience life. I believe that challenges are what make us grow the most, and I openly share my experiences. Continue reading…


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