​Finding a dream

11. Jan, 2016

I don't exactly know what I want. Very few people do. But it seems the few who do reach higher with less effort.

The key seems to be focus and clarity.

But that whole rant is all boring. Ambition can really be boring. So I thought I would try to paint a picture of my dream instead.

And since I am a bad painter it will have to be done with words.


There is a forest. There is a beautiful beach. The water is like a fjord or a river leading to the ocean. Close to the bay there is a wooden sail boat full of people laughing and jumping into the water.

Behind me are wooden housing and buildings. Most of them are in the trees connected with beautiful wooden bridges.

They look a bit like this


Source: http://www.earthporm.com/canopy-walkway-in-cape-town/

The ground buildings are big, wooden and mordern. Huge glass windows enables you to see the forest around you.

In those buildings talents from the entire world work together on projects that hope to solve environmental issues on our planet. Others are discussing the sociological, cultural and technological changes the future will need to meet. A future where we are not seperated by borders or language - but by ideas and interests.

But we are not all serious. We are cherishing life, eating homegrown food from the land, doing fires in the open, drinking great wine, sports, whatever we like. A life of abundance and freedom.

And once in a while I would just leave. Go travel the world.

I could get more concrete but for now that is my painting. The painting I have had in my head since 2013.

2030 seems like the right time to build that place. So that has been decided now ;)

Until then I will create a big and prosperous company, travel the world and learn more about life.

That is the journey I am on.

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Karsten Madsen

This is my public diary. My passion is building stuff for the future and giving joy to others.

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