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Is it worth trying to predict beyond 5 years?

  16.11.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

Had the great privilege this week to give a speech at the Gartner Symposium in India. Gartner is one of the world’s leading IT advisory firms, so I was fascinated

The secret to success? Two of the world’s richest men agreed on the same thing

  3.11.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

I recently watched a documentary about Warren Buffet. The film touched on his friendship with Bill Gates. Before they knew each other well, someone asked them both to sit down

The depressing-sounding question you should ask yourself regularly…

  18.10.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

This question has really helped me overcome fears. Riding our bicycles through Siberia at minus 30 Centigrade, my friend Al and I came to a cluster of huts. A small

How to Increase Resilience for Yourself and Your Teams – Six Tips from an Adventurer’s Perspective

  10.10.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

Resilience means the ability to keep going in the face of, and to bounce back from, setback. An entrepreneur’s key client goes bankrupt. An investor’s investments go awry. A marketing manager

Making self-discipline stick

  27.02.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

We’ve recently had our first baby, so balancing work life with family life is now more important than ever. To get that balance right, one key thing is self-discipline –

Harder than Siberia in winter: Hong Kong adventurer conquers China desert (SCMP)

  11.11.2016   rob   Blog   No comments

This article was first published in the South China Morning Post on 5 November 2016 After 71 days and numerous setbacks, Rob Lilwall completes his solo trek across China’s Taklamakan