There is still so much Industry Email List possible if the magazine goes less well, then we will just pull harder at other ideas. But for now, print and our love for paper remain paramount. We also continue to put our energy into online, events and new revenue models.” Paper is the new yoga Print as main channel? “Paper is the new yoga. A magazine is especially important in a time of too much stimulation. You can really focus your attention on it, it's a resting point, a slow-down medium. When you have a magazine in Industry Email List your hands, your senses are stimulated. You smell and feel the paper. That is what we at Flow also take into account. We print articles about psyche on rougher paper, so that it chafes. We print beautiful pictures on high-gloss white paper, so that you can simply browse and look at them.
That's really different from sitting Industry Email List behind a screen. Paper is the solution to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the day. Curiosity is key for new ideas As you grow as a leaf, you also have more to manage. “I have too many ideas anyway, so I try to make room to be creative. For example, Astrid and I drink coffee without a computer on Wednesday mornings and I am not always at the office. Staying curious is also very Industry Email List important, then so many new things arise in your head. Last year, for example, I followed a course at The School of Life. I came out so enthusiastic, fully charged and full.” No five-year plan, but a grip Industry Email List on your time No fixed five-year plan for Smit.
I want to write another book and Industry Email List start a positive psychology course. I would also like to live in New York for a year, to work more intensively there with our American publisher with whom we make books, stationery, calendars and other Flow products, organize Flow trips and so on. I know I want too much haha. Still, I believe you should do whatever comes your way. Let yourself be surprised. Meander along with life, and often a Industry Email List direction will emerge naturally.” One last tip: “You have control over your time Industry Email List and therefore your life. Look consciously, with attention, at the choices you make. Are you going to watch Netflix or study for an evening? What do you get energy from.