Great article posted by Rita King this morning on LinkedIn:
“As business goes increasingly global, many wonder: Is it true that people are the same wherever you go? One man has an answer. Not very many people in the world have visited all 193 countries, but one more person is about to accomplish this spectacular goal.
“His name is Chris Guillebeau. He’s the architect of the Art of Non-Conformity and bestselling author of The $100 Startup: Reinventing the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love and Create a New Future. I’ve visited less than 20 countries. Every time I go someplace new, my entire perspective is radically changed. The idea of visiting 193 is so tantalizing not only for the promise of a new vision and countless thrilling, terrifying and illuminating experiences, but because it shows that anything is possible.
“I had a million questions for Chris. He graciously took the time to respond even as his plane was touching down at Heathrow for his journey to Norway, the last country on the list, where he will celebrate his birthday with friends, family and fans this weekend. Here’s a glimpse into his wondrous journey.”