An evening with life entrepreneur Chris Guillebeau

In cooperation with The American Book Center

19May2017 20:00 - 21:30


Chris Guillebeau, professional life entrepreneur, will tell us the ins- and outs of his successes, his books and his various adventures in working throughout the world. He will be interviewed by Jasper Visser.

“Never despise small beginnings, and don't belittle your own accomplishments. Remember them and use them as inspiration as you go on to the next thing. When you venture outside your comfort zone, wherever the starting point may be, it's kind of a big deal.” - Chris Guillebeau.

Chris Guillebeau of The Next Web, speaker, author of four bestselling books, modern day explorer and life entrepreneur is coming to SPUI25 to spend an insightful evening with us, to talk about the way we live our (working) lives, and the possibillies we have to control or even change this. See also:

The price of the ticket will be deducted from the total price of book(s) bought at this event.


About the speakers

Chris Guillebeau is a New York Times bestselling author and modern-day explorer. During a lifetime of self-employment that included a four-year commitment as a volunteer executive in West Africa, he visited every country in the world (193 in total) before his 35th birthday. Since then he has modeled the proven definition of an entrepreneur: “Someone who will work 24 hours a day for themselves to avoid working one hour a day for someone else.” Chris’s first book, The Art of Non-Conformity, was translated into more than twenty languages. His second book, The $100 Startup, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, selling more than 500,000 copies worldwide. His third book, The Happiness of Pursuit, was published in 2014 and was also a New York Times bestseller. His fourth book, Born for This, will help you find the work you were meant to do. Every summer in Portland, Oregon, Chris hosts the World Domination Summit, a gathering of creative, remarkable people with thousands in attendance. Chris is also the founder of Pioneer Nation, Unconventional Guides, the Travel Hacking Cartel, and numerous other projects.

Jasper Visser

Jasper Visser is an international change agent, social and cultural innovator and facilitator. He has extensive experience in the cultural and heritage sectors and social institutions. Jasper is a strategic designer and senior partner at the boutique consultancy VISSCH+STAM.  He has a background in educational design and community-driven development. He co-developed the Digital Engagement Framework, is a blogger for The Musem of the Future, associated lecturer at the Reinwardt Academy and expert advisor for various projects.


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