We All Need Heroes: Stories of the Brave and Foolish

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Are your ideas stupid? Unreasonable? Or maybe just non-existing? If that is the case, We All Need Heroes is a book for you. Simon Zingerman, with his fantastic collection of anecdotes about the believable, unbelievable and always winning ideas, inspires even the most uninspired couch potato to get up and DO SOMETHING! If your creativity is on a standstill, or if you're just stuck in a project, small or big, this book can be the key to you getting back in business. With these stories you get the feeling that everyone can succeed, if it's about getting a prosperous career, earning a fortune in an innovative way, or just become an emotionally richer individual. You can read about clever solutions to big problems, intelligent inventions or accomplished marketing. Or about people who never give up despite hopeless failures, but whose dreams eventually come true because of stubbornness and a never-ending storage of optimism. This is a great feel-good book that you can either gorge all in one go for more than a mouthful of motivation, or pick up every now and then for a sporadic reliance when hope is slipping away. If anything, it's a lightsome collection of both heart-warming and brain-tickling tales that everyone should take part of. - Elin Hermanson, Kulturellan.com.

We All Need Heroes is the quite astonishing result of author Simon Zingerman's last project as a university student. As his thesis he compiled his favorite inspirational stories that he'd been gathering for almost three years and turned them into a book. Packed with 120 short-stories from all around the world, and from many different decades, We All Need Heroes celebrates people with brave and innovative ideas. Simon believes that the stories will convert the skeptical into believers, make heroes out of cowards and turn dull entrepreneurs and directors into trendsetters.

Learn the importance of making enemies, why one should not strive to win awards and how you can practice to be in the right place at the right time. Read about impressive guerrilla marketing campaigns and stupid business ideas that made homeless people into millionaires. Learn to see things with new perspective and to step out of your comfort zone. Get encouraged to create something different. Start that business you've dreamed about but never had the guts to turn into reality. There is simply no limit on what you will gain by reading We All Need Heroes. The stories might be told about a completely different line of business than the one you're in, but the main idea behind them and the essence of finding new ways to tackle problems - are universal.

"By showing the greatness of others I strengthen myself in my profession. These projects and people have encouraged me to follow my crazy dreams and pursue my chosen career. I give examples of possible moral, lessons to be learned from each story, but of course they're free for you to interpret. I truly hope that my chosen favorites will continue to inspire others to dare take the step, and get the courage to do something different. Reading about other people's success stories will hopefully help you create your own!" - Simon Zingerman, Skyborn Works.

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For the record; I'm no author and neither am I an expert at the English language. So in advance - sorry about the grammar. I'm a newly graduated graphic design student from Sweden, who simply loves tales of the brave and foolish. When I'm not busy trying to take over the world with my projects, I spend time collecting inspiring stories I come across. After meeting and interviewing people during my studies in both the United States and Sweden, I've come to realize that we in general carry around some really interesting stories. If not a funny anecdote or urban legend, then a self-experienced story of great value. The problem with the latter is that these may never be retold and hence die out. Therefore, the idea behind We All Need Heroes was born. I believe in the power of sharing. Whether it's knowledge, creativity or a cold beer. And that's really what this book is all about - sharing. The idea was simply to retell these new and old stories while adding my own thoughts and pointers to increase their value.
    The finished book is filled with a huge mix of inspirational and fun stories of people and their creative solutions from all around the world. It includes everything from successful business ideas to everyday inspiration and clever solutions. Ideas I wish I had introduced or been part of myself. Most of the stories can be applied to any line of business so the audience for this book is pretty much anyone looking for a fun and inspiring read. So, what's the purpose of We All Need Heroes? By showing the greatness of others I strengthen myself in my profession. These projects and people have encouraged me to follow my crazy dreams and pursue my chosen career. I give examples of possible moral, lessons to be learned from each story, but of course they're free for you to interpret. This book will have done its job if it affects you in a way that makes you improve one or two things about yourself or your life on Monday morning.

     We all need heroes - these are some of mine.

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Simon Zingerman is a newly graduated graphic design student from Stockholm, Sweden. His first book We All Need Heroes is the result of his thesis for his last year studying Media Design at Luleå University of Technology. As school finished Simon started up his own business Skyborn Works, with strong intention to finish and self-publish the book as his very first professional project. Although he spent many months writing this book Simon chooses not to label himself as an author. In his own words: "I'm simply a young and hungry entrepreneur retelling stories in a fun and exciting way, hoping that the result of my hard work in putting it all together will convert the skeptical into believers, make heroes out of cowards and turn dull entrepreneurs and directors into trendsetters". Simon is a graphic designer at heart and writing and designing this book has been a great learning process for him. Follow the unstoppable creative force at: skybornworks.com.

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