Dossier #9: Doing it differently

My way, your way – different paths to success

One of the challenges of our time is accepting different ways of life and special characteristics as well as recognising their unique value. But unusual ideas and approaches often lead to success - as these examples prove.

Doing it differently: the many paths to success Get to know solutions

Entrepreneurial Success | Short Portrait

Ahmet Yildirim: winemaker without a vineyard Ahmet Yildirim: winemaker without a vineyard

The son of Turkish immigrants, this man had a vision and he’s successfully shaking up the winemaking scene in the tradition-steeped Rheingau.

Ahmet Yildirim: winemaker without a vineyard Be a guest at the winemaker

Entrepreneurial Success | Short Portrait

Dignity Kitchen: Follow Seng on his way Seng Choon Koh: consultant to social enterprise

The former management consultant puts his skills to good use leading Social Enterprise Dignity Kitchen, a food court run by disabled staff.

Dignity Kitchen: Follow Seng on his way Welcome to Dignity Kitchen

Entrepreneurial Success | Short Portrait

Against all odds: the unusual path to success Hannah Longman: empathy and insight

When her colleagues are still poring over tricky projects, the neurodiverse Londoner often already quite literally has the solution in her mind's eye.

Against all odds: the unusual path to success Insight into neurodiversity

“Take what you get and you’ll love it” “You take what you get and you’ll love it”

Michael Kapaun's tale is one of a self-taught baker running a vegan bakery business in a former butcher’s shop.

“Take what you get and you’ll love it” Visit the unusual baker

Entrepreneurial Success | Interview

Entrepreneurial Success | Opinion

“Everyone needs an opportunity to shine” “Everyone needs an opportunity to shine”

Although companies do recognise the value of diverse teams, little has improved, says Alexandra Kalev. She explains how companies can still succeed.

“Everyone needs an opportunity to shine” How to break the bias

Entrepreneurial Success | Opinion

Why companies need different personalities to be successful Why Companies need different personalities to be successful

Birthe Mester of Deutsche Bank's Human Resources department outlines how both companies and individuals can benefit from having a range of different personalities in teams.

Why companies need different personalities to be successful How to find solutions faster

Prominent personalities and their path to success Prominent personalities and their path to success

Muhammad Ali, Angela Merkel, Pope Francis - These individuals certainly had no conventional blueprint for their uniquely successful lives.

Prominent personalities and their path to success They did it their way

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