One morning, after a walk with my dog, nestled in the vibrant city of Hamburg with a cup of coffee, I found myself exploring stories on social media. That was when I stumbled upon something truly mesmerizing.
It was a piece written by Iris Barzilay, a storyteller whose way with words was fascinating. Curiosity led me to discover a striking coincidence: both Iris and I shared connections to Hong Kong and the Netherlands. It seemed like more than just a coincidence.
Eager to explore this connection, I reached out to Iris, highlighting our shared ties and expressing my admiration for her craft. What unfolded next was nothing short of remarkable. Iris responded warmly, and our conversations quickly moved from professional courtesies to enthusiastic brainstorming.
Our chats wove seamlessly from the streets of Hamburg to the bustling vibe of Hong Kong and the tranquility of the Netherlands. My work as a mindset coach found an unexpectedly perfect match in Iris’s storytelling. It wasn’t just about conversations; we discovered an opportunity for collaboration that bridged our worlds.
Together, we found that my coaching strategies and Iris’s narratives could merge, creating something impactful and resonant. Our discussions transformed into brainstorming sessions, and our ideas took shape in the virtual space of Zoom chats. When we finally met in person, it felt like we had known each other for years.
This collaboration taught me valuable lessons:
𝘊𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘩 𝘚𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘉𝘰𝘯𝘥𝘴: Our connections to Hamburg, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands were the spark that initiated our collaboration.
𝘉𝘦 𝘈𝘶𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘤: A genuine approach led to meaningful conversations and a genuinely enriching collaboration.
𝘌𝘮𝘣𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘊𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯: Taking the initiative to reach out to Iris paved the way for a synergy that has been both fulfilling and inspiring.
My journey with Iris is more than a tale of two entrepreneurs connecting. It’s a testament to the incredible possibilities that await when you reach out and embrace connections, no matter how far apart you may be. It taught me that sometimes, it takes a simple click to open up a world of friendship, collaboration, and endless possibilities. So, here’s my nudge to you: don’t hesitate to reach out; your next