What is your Christmas Story? Private Tour

Rewrite your Story in One Christmas Night. Transform Your Life & Business Discover this Christmas the power of your story – the story you tell yourself about yourself –  with Peter de Kuster in the greatest bookstores of a world city like Paris, London, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam. Enjoy this unique What is your Christmas Story?…

The Hero’s Journey of Gabriel Schmitz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing is that life suddenly makes kind of sense, without the need to put a name to it, and that the weight of time passing falls away. Or seems to, anyway. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The idea of perfect…

The Hero’s Journey in Paris

In 2007 I had a near death experience in which I saw clearly what I would want to do with the rest of my life when I got the chance. Travel, write, true love. Be of significance. So I did. Travelled in cities of the world. Wrote tens of books. Discovered my Hero’s Journey. On the…

The Hero’s Journey of Rafa Zabala

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That is directly related to my passion since I can remember, which is art. I totally feel in control of my future because art is in my nature while I enjoy the challenge of exploring and reinventing myself as much as I need to as…

The Hero’s Journey of Stéphane Mathieu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The meeting, sharing and pooling of skills, to create the product, or the building that will allow the end user to enjoy using it or live there. What is my idea of perfect happiness? In one word with a big L “Freedom” What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Jürgen Haupt

What is the best thing I love about my job? To let the imagination run wild! What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be satisfied with yourself! What is my biggest fear? A life in bondage! What is the quality that I regret most about myself? Impatience! Which living persons in my profession do…

The Hero’s Journey of Daniel Coffaro

Hi, I’m Daniel, I’m a creative writer, also working as film producer and screenwriter. What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing means being honest, so it’s a difficult work. You had to tell the truth, even if it’s a fictional one, and you had to be able to manage the…

Know Your Own Story in One Day

Know Your Own Story in One Day Self Knowledge is often what stands between us and greater fulfillment: between a relationship that will bring us joy, a job that motivates us each morning, or a wiser approach to an recurring problem. In fact, when asked about the key to wisdom, the famous writer Isabel Allende…

The Hero’s Journey of Alberto Anaya Lopez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Working with so really passionate people and seeing them so happy when I send them the tracks. It is a true satisfaction, and I love this to the point that it does not feel like work at times. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness…

New Year Journey 2020

New Year Journey 2020 New Year Journey Itinerary Saturday 11th January – Wednesday 15th January As a general rule, if we’re looking to master a discipline or set of skills, there’s a school that can teach us. There are culinary schools that can teach us how to cook; journalism schools that can teach us to…

The Hero’s Journey of Idilio Galeotti

What is the best thing I love about my job? I love the unpredictability of creativity in creating a work of art, every time while starting from a project, I let myself go to the sensations and emotions that I perceive in the construction phase of the work. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

Spring Journey 2020

Spring Journey 2020 12 February to 16 February Euro 1150 The best of The Hero’s Journey condensed into a single, unforgettable week. The Hero’s Journey is a global organisation dedicated to teaching skills not covered by the regular education system – skills that develop creative confidence and encourage to make money you love.  The Summer…

The Hero’s Journey of Patrick le Quément

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom I enjoy. I love the possibility of accepting or refusing any project. I love to be able to design my life and continue to learn everyday and what’s more: to be constantly challenged. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Hero’s Journey Conference 2020

The Hero’s Journey Conference 2020 – Barcelona  Friday 27th March – Sunday 29th March The Hero’s Journey is coming to Barcelona. We are bringing The Hero’s Journey  Conference to the vibrant city of Barcelona on 27-29 March with a transformative and properly entertaining three-day event on the most important ideas we teach. Our conference aims…

The Hero’s Journey of Adrian Torres Garrido

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being able to see the faces of people who play video games and knowing that I am part of it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A good combination of love, health and friends. What is my greatest fear? To not reach my…

The Story Connection

Business Storytelling Bootcamp in Paris: The Story Connection The single most important skill of modern leadership is empathy. CEOs around the world engaged in professional coaching are focussing their efforts on how to bring compassion into their leadership and communication, how to cultivate deep listening skills and how to truly step into story of another…

The Hero’s Journey of Vincenzo Straziota

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It is to touch the thrill of Fashion, seeing beauty and meet different people What is my idea of perfect happiness? “Stealing Beauty” of Bernardo Bertolucci and live in Valle d’Itria (Puglia – Italy) What is my greatest fear? Bad healthy for the people…

The Hero’s Journey in Rome

In The Hero’s journey in Rome in the footsteps of past and present we examine the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. Your story is your life. As human beings, we continually tell ourselves stories —…

The Hero’s Journey of Bobi Mojsovski

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Art is like a piece of the artist’s soul. I’m a huge lover of art, no matter if it’s 3d design, music, film, video games, books and etc. I love creating art and through it, express my own feelings. What is my idea of…

The Hero’s Journey in Barcelona

The Hero’s Journey in Barcelona   In this three day journey you will examine with Peter de Kuster, founder of The Hero’s Journey the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. “Your story is your life,” says Peter….

The Hero’s Journey of Ruud Terhaag

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I have the freedom to research my own questions and engage an audience with it when I present them as a story. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfect happines doesn’t exist in my opinion. My idea of happiness is to enjoy being…

The Hero’s Journey of Cello Vergeer

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I just love being able to inspire others with my creations. And being my own boss gives me so much freedom to live the life that I love. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being alive and appreciate each second of it! What…

The Hero’s Journey in Florence

The Hero’s Journey in Florence is a tour in story rich venues of Florence with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Hero’s Journey of Elia Scalfi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As a Game Designer I love to create stories that people can enjoy. I love how, with simple tricks, I can develop emotions in a player and see different reactions. What is my idea of perfect happiness? It’s when you rest after a long work, proud…

The Hero’s Journey in Amsterdam

The Hero’s Journey in Amsterdam is a tour in story rich venues of Amsterdam with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Gambino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Becoming someone else either on stage or in front of the camera it’s without any doubt the most exciting part of my work. Stretching my imagination to grasp a glimpse of a character’s persona fills me with unique vitality and keeps my brain working….

The Hero’s Journey in London

The Hero’s Journey in London is a tour in story rich venues of London with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Hero’s Journey of Giovanni Ariutti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my job is that I can give life to something unanimated and  make the thoughts and fantasies I had from books, stories, songs and similars come true. I like to create actings and give feelings to the characters…

The Hero’s Journey in Venice

The Hero’s Journey in Venice is a tour in story rich venues of Venice with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Dotti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I can do what i always want to do. drawing and create What is my idea of perfect happiness? I love the idea to work in a warm house, outside of a big city. Grew a family there and be payed to do personal projects What…

The Hero’s Journey in Berlin

The Hero’s Journey in Berlin is a tour in story rich venues of Berlin with Peter de Kuster, to rewrite the story you tell yourself about yourself and your creative work and in the process transform your life and business. What is your Story? “Your story is your life,” says Peter. As human beings, we…

The Hero’s Journey of Dimitris Armenakis

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As dark as things may seem, there is still hope in my stories. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being self-sufficient in the society we live in, by crafting the stories I need to say. What is my greatest fear? The possibility that…

The Hero’s Journey: Maak een Proefrit in jouw Droomjob

In Proefrit in jouw Droomjob zul je ontdekken hoe je jouw droomjob kunt identificeren, exploreren en beleven, en hoe en of je deze wilt creëren. Peter de Kuster, oprichter van The Heroine’s Journey en The Hero’s Journey biedt een professioneel, persoonlijk en financieel verhaal over hoe je de transitie kunt maken naar een nieuwe loopbaan…

The Hero’s Journey of Phil Dunstan-Brown

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I have been doing what I’m doing now for thirty years, and the excitement of starting a new project never wanes. The type of work I do has changed immeasurably, but at the core of it is creativity and all that entails. I’m a…

The Creative Leader’s Story

The Creative Leader’s Story 17 January 2020 Paris How leaders can use the right story at the right time to inspire change and action This journey The Creative Leader’s Story shows how storytelling is one of the few ways to handle the most important and difficult challenges of leadership: sparking action, getting people to work together, and…

The Hero’s Journey of Alessandro Mauri

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I’m a storyteller and I work both for business and for creative project. Almost every month I’ve got something new to put my skills at work on. It’s never the same, you can never get bored! And of course… Either in fiction and in business…

The Innovator’s Story

The Innovator’s Story 24 – 26 February Florence The founder of The Hero’s Journey reveals the strategies great innovators, uses to foster innovative thinking and overcome the naysayers who stifle creativity. The role of the devil’s advocate is nearly universal in business today. It allows individuals to step outside themselves and raise questions and concerns…

The Hero’s Journey of Chris Jackson

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Working with a diverse range of people is one of the best things about my job. I’m lucky to be connected to great thinkers and practitioners all over the world, as well as working with great clients. The second thing is working in complex…

Storia dell’Arte

Storia dell’Arte 9 January 2020 Musée Rodin Paris In this one day journey you will examine with Peter de Kuster, founder of The Hero’s Journey the way we tell stories about ourselves to ourselves — and, most important, the way we can change those stories to transform our business and personal lives. “Your story is your…

The Hero’s Journey of Patrizio Cionfoli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Everyday is a different day, this is the interesting side of my work, where I’m focused on the beauty side of the objects, always focusing on people. I’m lucky to think on different projects every day, from small domestic appliances to architecture space by…

Passion Never Retires

Passion Never Retires. The New Retirement Story 21 January 2020 London You need a quest to wake up in the morning and enough money to sleep at night. More than 10 years ago, Peter started rewriting traditional stories stories of retirement with his groundbreaking Passion Never Retires story. He changed the story about retirement from…

The Hero’s Journey of Christopher Reid

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I get to create – to add something positive to the world that did not previously exist. Art can enhance someone’s life. I also get the pleasure of seeing the world through the eyes of an artist, which means that I get to concentrate…

The Seven Stories of Your Life

The Seven Stories of Your Life.  19 January 2020 Amsterdam This remarkable and monumental seminar at last provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of ‘basic stories’ in the world we tell ourselves and others. Using a wealth of examples, from ancient myths and folk tales…

The Hero’s Journey of Marcos Ventura

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love everything from pencil production to publication, the more interesting is the publication that is an achievement for an artist, it makes me very happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? In my job,  it is to be producing and publishing, I…

The Hero’s Journey of Michael Chua

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I am a screenwriter, producer, director, actor and Cybersecurity specialist, based in Singapore. As a screenwriter, producer and director, I get to see my creativity, visions and imagination come to live; and as an actor, I get to live sincerely in many lives under…

The Hero’s Journey of Matteo Ratti

The best thing that I love about my work is creativity. Fashion allows you to create everything. My idea of happiness is to get a job that I like. Working with joy and passion is one of the most rewarding things. My greatest fear is loneliness. The trait the I most deplore in myself is…

The Hero’s Journey of Maxim Cerevcov

What is the best thing that I love about my work? In my work I like to give birth to new ideas, which I can share with the whole world. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being in harmony with myself. What is my greatest fear? Water depth. What is the trait that I most deplore…

The Hero’s Journey of Lucca Mazzei

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I quite enjoy seeing a character being constructed from the ground up. There are moments in the process where things start clicking and you start “feeling” who the character is. In the end you have a palpable personality to the character. What is my idea…

The Hero’s Journey of Jameson Cucciardi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing I love about my work is that it’s a very collaborative craft. One can do great things on his own but when collaborating together we can create wonders. That being said, no day is like the other. On an everyday basis,…

The Hero’s Journey of Victor Ruz Barrero

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love going for a walk in the streets and having the chance to see somebody using a product I have designed, that makes you feel very proud. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The feeling of reaching my 100% health, 100% love,…

The Hero’s Journey of Lorenzo Ongaro

Hi, I’m Lorenzo Ongaro, I’m a freelance storyteller and screenwriter based in Rome (Italy) and here’s something about me…. What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love the most about my work is the opportunity to collaborate with other creative minds to create something meaningful and powerful. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Frédéric Lemercier

Hi I’m Frédéric, I’m the founder of TheGarage Studio in Nantes (France), and here is my story… What is the best thing that I love about my work? The freedom I have there. I’m free enough to decide by myself what will be the futur of my business, and where I want to bring it….

The Hero’s Journey of Manuel Camino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the fact that other people can see or experience what I dreamed with or imagined. That’s magic. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The older I get the more I believe that having silence and peace in your mind is the closest…

The Hero’s Journey of Piero Tonin

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love it when I can draw at night while listening to my favorite music. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Work wise, I’m very happy when I have total creative freedom while getting paid really well in the process! What is my…

The Hero’s Journey of Wissame Cherfi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Probably the fact that I do what I do as an excuse to get to meet with people, talk to them and get their personal stories. I describe myself as a director, storyteller and story lover but in reality, I guess that I am some…

The Hero’s Journey of Anthony Luc-Douzet

What is the thing I most love about my work? My 14 first novels. It was a true pleasure to write them. Best thing in my life after my two daughters. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being alive and appreciate each second of my life. What is my greatest fear? I have no…

The Hero’s Journey of Léon Van Waas

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is to play and to be creative because that sets me free. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The entire process to create my masterpiece film to inspire and to touch people. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Mark Wong

Hi, I’m Mark, a Concept Artist and Illustrator. It’s currently May 2019 and here’s my story so far. What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love having a career which allows me to make use of my creativity every day; I love being able to help bring other peoples imagination…

The Hero’s Journey of Grant Whitsitt

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The ability to tell any story, out of the endless possibilities, is what drives me to work in entertainment. Our uniquely human ability to weave together stories that help us collaborate and shape our world is our greatest strength. Thought is future action; imagination…

The Hero’s Journey of Victor Lahlou

Hi, I’m Victor and I’m a concept-artist, currently working at Tuque Games! And here is my story! What is the best thing that I love about my work? Talk through visuals. It is always a mess when I use words. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being surrounded by creative and lovely people, and…

The Hero’s Journey of Carlo Ivo Alimo Bianchi

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Probably what I like the most is the fact that every new project is a new journey, sometimes you finish a project and you are exausted but the idea of a new creative process gives you back energies almost instantly. What is my idea…

The Hero’s Journey of Simone Brillarelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my job because it is always full of surprises, every day you have to solve a different problem and make so many different elements fit together perfectly. Doing 2d animation requires a lot of patience and concentration but once the creativity part…

The Hero’s Journey of Jesse Del Villar

 What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most about my work is that I get to do what I love and have fun while doing it. I have always been drawing, ever since I can remember but never did I think that I could have made this my…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Palena

What is the best thing that I love about my work? As for my job I love the creative aspect; the freedom in giving life through drawing to stories, emotions, “not-seen” and “not-heard”. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I  think perfect happiness is momentary. But I think it is possible to feel it when it…

The Hero’s Journey of Theodore Raymond Riddle

What is the best thing I like about my work? In general the simple fact that I have the freedom to do write and draw anyway I want and not have to worry about pleasing anyone but me. I am doing this because I love the draw comics. I have known I wanted to be…

The Hero’s Journey of Luca Passafaro

Qual è la cosa migliore che amo del mio lavoro?   -I think it’s absolutely giving life to something completely abstract and fruit of imagination. A character able to feel emotions and make people feel emotions is something unique.  Credo in assoluto dar vita a qualcosa di completamente astratto e frutto dell’immaginazione. Un personaggio in…

The Hero’s Journey of Eddie DeAngelini

Eddie deAngelini – Writer/Artist of the comic strip Collectors & owner of Hi De Ho Comics in Santa Monica, CA. What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my work best when it’s done. When I finish a printed volume of my comic strip Collectors and hold it in my…

The Hero’s Journey of Michele Scodavolpe

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best part for me is more than one. When I can meet my creative expectations and when I can get into the head of a client and deliver them what they imagined. The freedom to express myself freely without feeling constrained by any…

The Hero’s Journey of Shane White

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I don’t need permission to do it. That there’s a receptive audience. Also getting paid. I like getting paid. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Freedom from insomnia, depression and anxiety. What is my greatest fear? Being eaten alive by wild animals….

The Hero’s Journey of Marcello Locatelli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love that i can express myself and create beautiful pictures. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Waking up each day knowing i have a purpose and stuff to do. What is my greatest fear? Stop improving in my craft and losing the…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Cabras

What is the best thing that I love about my work?    I like managing my time as I like and not having lashes marks on my back. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   love on a shoestring. What is my greatest fear?   Certainly not being able to draw anymore. What is the…

The Hero’s Journey of Matteo Parisi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The thing I love about my work is the ongoing experimentation in an absolutely new field, the one of taste profiling, then applied to wine and coffee. The fact that every day I do not know what challenges there will be to face and…

The Hero’s Journey of Claudio Parentela

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   -Freedom…the total,unconditioned,unlimited freedom.The possibility of being myself every day…in always new ways.The possibility to open always new unkown doors every day and to enter in new fantastic words to find new ,unexpected colors,lines,forms,spaces,eyes,laughs,people,photos,papers… What is my idea of perfect happiness? – To have…

The Hero’s Journey of Luca Russo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to tell stories. Raccontare storie. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I hope I will never find it, otherwise I would stop looking for it. Spero di non trovarla mai altrimenti smetterei di cercarla. What is my greatest fear? My greatest…

The Hero’s Journey of David Messina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To tell stories to the people out there! When I was a child I was inspired by the story of a nerd victim of bullying that became a superhero (spiderman) to face the bullies in my school. I think that stories have a great power,…

The Hero’s Journey of Silvano Beltramo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being able to be creative, and the freedom to program it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being able to do what you like, economic security and the affection of loved ones. What is my greatest fear? Losing the ones I love. What…

The Hero’s Journey of Lapo Roccella

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the possibility to create and invent anything. My work isn’t about drawing, it’s about how do you see the world that surrounds you and interpret it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The happiness to me it’s to do what i love to…

The Hero’s Journey of Pee Gee Daniel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work is my life. Writing means living professionally. All the experience accumulated in my life becomes sooner or later literature. A book is ever a pernonal interpretation of external facts. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Everyone of us is happy once,…

The Hero’s Journey of Luca Strati

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I really love self-managing my working time, with all its exceptions What is my idea of perfect happiness? I would like to continue doing what I love doing it better and better What is my greatest fear? I think, stop doing what I like,…

The Hero’s Journey of Domenico Bottalico

What is the best thing that I love about my work? One of my greatest passion, comics, became actually my job… that’s the thing I love about it. Very few lucky people can say “do what you like and you’ll never work a day in your life” or something like that… I am one of…

The Hero’s Journey of Stefano Spaziani

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about my work is the possibility to express any thought and feeling and have other people feel emotions on their own. What is my idea of perfect happiness? On a large scale, I would like people to cooperate and work together instead of…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Maccagni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That, to me, it’s the best job in the world. I would not change it for anything else. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Inner serenity. You can find it in almost every situation, but you really have to fight with yourself to…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Russo

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love most of my work is that it is a creative work, you need a lot of inventiveness and that implies I can put something of myself and the result is always different. There is nothing better for me that sitting on my…

The Hero’s Journey of Marcello Bondi

My answer’s translation by: Anita Fanelli What is the best thing that I love about my work? Through my work, I’m able to create unique things. They will never be the same to those of the other authors (unless I want to copy them, but that is obviously a theft!) What is my idea of…

The Hero’s Journey of Giulio Ramón Ferrara

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I think that the best thing in this world are the comics conventions, there you can find all your friends and colleagues. But if we talk about real work, on the table, i think that the research of references is the best. What is my…

The Hero’s Journey of Dario Tallarico

What I love most about my work is the ability to create completely new and exciting realities, atmospheres, characters and situations that arouse emotions. I have no idea of well-defined happiness, but I consider happiness to be at peace with oneself and with the world around us. I am afraid of never changing and therefore…

The Hero’s Journey of Michael Arca Sedda

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The creativity! I love drawing and animating. It’s great to give birth to unreal characters and see the faces of the children when they watch them! What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of happiness is having people who love you, do…

The Hero’s Journey of Tim Panman

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love to be able to transmit my deepest feelings through my instrument. Whether that is for myself, or for an audience, with my own repertoire or compositions made by someone else, the feeling is incredible. What is my idea of perfect happiness? To…

The Hero’s Journey of Massimiliano Aurelio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Drawing. I would draw 24 hours a day If I could . What is my idea of perfect happiness? That one day may last 48 hours. 24 to devote to my work and the other 24 to my family. What is my greatest fear?…

The Hero’s Journey of Francesco Italia

What’s the best thing I love about my job? I love the opportunity to diversify and get involved continuously What is my idea of ​​perfect happiness? Living without economic problems and being able to enjoy relaxation and comfort with your family members What is my biggest fear? Not being able to live long enough to…

The Hero’s Journey of Vito Ferro

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The possibility of inventing, the use of imagination, creativity What is my idea of perfect happiness?  The full control of my time including the possibility of wasting it. What is my greatest fear?  My sudden death. What is the trait that I most deplore…

The Hero’s Journey of Roberto Gagnor

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Playing like I did when I was a little kid, when I would draw and make up stories for my own pleasure, with my heroes: the Disney characters, and beyond. Also, the freedom to work on my own schedule, most of the time. What…

The Hero’s Journey of Andrea Malabaila

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Books and stories make me feel good. I love writing, reading, publishing stories of other authors with my publishing house and teaching creative writing. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Me, my wife and my daughter at the seaside in summer. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Lorenzo Palloni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The chance of working wherever I want: I have to write and draw all day long, and to making comics you just have to deal with a PC and a scanner: so that’s all. And of course the fact that making comics is the work…

The Hero’s Journey of Hard Ton

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The chance to meet so many different people, in different environments, with different stories and different minds, but sharing the same passion for music.  What is my idea of perfect happiness?  Me and my boyfriend cooking together a Tonkotsu ramen for friends.  What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Enrico Carnevale

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s freedom. Freedom of working on my own time and schedules; freedom to manage and control my entire workflow; freedom to work on different types of projects; freedom to adopt different styles while remaining true to myself; freedom to steadily reinvent and improve myself…

The Hero’s Journey of Dirk Boll

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Amazing art, interesting collectors, great colleagues – and you never know what is behind the next corner What is my idea of perfect happiness? Walking a northern beach with Jack Russell Oscar (pictured) What is my greatest fear? There aren’t many, and they are…

The Hero’s Journey of Massimiliano Valentini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Mine is the most beautiful job in the world because I can tell the stories I would like to live. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Absolute happiness does not exist in my opinion. There are moments of happiness that alternate with moments…

The Hero’s Journey of Paolo Di Orazio

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   My freedom of expression and giving people big emotions the same time. La mia libertà di espressione e contemporaneamente dare grandi emozioni ai lettori. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   To live peacefully in health, and going on with my creative…

The Hero’s Journey of Enrico Pierpaoli

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I think itʼs the way it allows me to express my interior world (feelings, thoughts, fears, bad or good experiences), in a language more effective than the speech. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I donʼt believe in perfect happiness. I believe thereʼs a very…

The Hero’s Journey of Andrea Cavaletto

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  Writing apparently fiction stories, I can analyze from the point of view of my characters the world in which I live, my fears and the topics that I’m interested into about society that surrounds me. What is my idea of perfect happiness?  I don’t…

The Hero’s Journey of Daniele De Sando

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s trying to create new atmospheres and sensations through colours, lines and shapes. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I don’t have a precise idea of it. I think that happiness arrives without a precise scheme. What is my greatest fear? Going back…

The Hero’s Journey of Andrea Serio

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom above all, and the possibility to fulfill my need of solitude. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Listening to The Doors’ ‘Wishful Sinful’, while riding on my old busted Mini down the Corso Unione Sovietica in Turin, at 03.00 am, on a fine morning…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Ventura

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I like to work in small size, painting like a miniaturist, I can have all the world on my desk 🙂 I arrange my schedule to my needs and I’m my own boss, what more could I want What is my idea of perfect…

The Hero’s Journey of Arlen Schumer

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  That it’s unique—no one has merged good graphic design and comic book-style illustration, in non-comic book usages, (like advertising and editorial) quite as I have—and that I’m really the only true comic book art historian, treating the art form with the same depth of analysis…

The Hero’s Journey of Davide Bart Salvemini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s the freedom that It give to me. I can choose time for working and for relaxing, even if usually the second is smaller. What is my idea of perfect happiness? A wood house in a forest, a small lake and a bonfire. What…

The Hero’s Journey of Stefano Bonora

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I can choose how to manage my lifetime. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Feeling alive while we do what we love. What is my greatest fear? That I can’t finish my path before I die or the world ends. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Francesco Carli

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   My work gives me the chance to satisfy my need for expression. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Be allowed to be creative, to travel at my own pace and not spend too much time away from my partner. What is my…

The Hero’s Journey of Giuseppe Talarico

What is the best thing that I love about my work? For me, it’s all about trying new things, something I haven’t tried before and I don’t answer to anyone What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’d like to always have time for a beer…with friends What is my greatest fear? I’m sorry to…

The Hero’s Journey of Simone Villa

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The process from the idea to the product. When I touch the materials, I choose them and I understand how to use them to turn into my idea. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Live every day as if it were the last moment of…

The Hero’s Journey of Enrico Ratto

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom, within a very narrow street of rules and self discipline. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being in a perfect balance of personal targets and work life. Have a project, day by day. What is my greatest fear? Lose the ability to create projects from…

The Hero’s Journey of Simone Sbarbati

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Research. And finding links between different things. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being able to do what I really like in the same day: working, passing quality time with my family, reading and relaxing by myself. What is my greatest fear? Failing to collect and…

The Hero’s Journey of Chris Donovan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It’s something I’ve dreamt of all my life. To finally have a profession that I can let my creativity go wild is awesome but I think my favorite part will always be the sketching. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Sharing this adventure and joy…

The Hero’s Journey of Alberto Caselli Manzini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creativity and the opportunity to express it What is my idea of perfect happiness? We can approach perfect happiness when we are in harmony with ourselves and we share it with other people. strong What is my greatest fear? All fears can be won. They are…

The Hero’s Journey of Andrea Saltini

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Certainly freedom. Is a job that, in spite of everything, make me feel free.  What is my idea of perfect happiness? the perfect happiness is to receive the unconditional love of my dog Dottie. What is my greatest fear? not to be able to…

The Hero’s Journey of Edwin IJpeij

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love is that I do what I’m made for, which is to create and to inspire. I call this OSense, a portmanteau for Eau (French for water, the source for life) and Sense (to feel), and together it forms the…

The Hero’s Journey of Fred Tieken

What is the best thing that I love about my work?After working as an art director/graphic designer for a number of years, I love being able to create what I like without worrying about pleasing others. I keep my favorite anonymous quote in my studio – “Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”…

The Hero’s Journey of Angelo Montanari

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  To create something that can tell a story to everyone What is my idea of perfect happiness? Drinking a beer  alone in the countryside at the Golden Hour, listening the sound of nature. What is my greatest fear? To hurt the persons who i love What is the…

The Hero’s Journey of Saverio Palatella

What is the best thing that i love about my work? The possibility of searching for a new world every day. The mission of dressing people to make them better, also from an ethical point of view. The Wonder of always finding the future before others, we are obliged to always look forward. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Matteo Guarnaccia

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Taking note of life with a pencil and keep on drawing for pleasure and understanding What is my idea of perfect happiness? Giving joy to others through my work What is my greatest fear? Ignorance and greed of dumb people What is the trait…

The Hero’s Journey of Lillo Pisano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Create, working with different materials, experimentation and research. Satisfy my aesthetic taste. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Peace, calm and live in the countryside and spend most of my time in the workshop What is my greatest fear? Confusion. What is the…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco Valentino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Most of the time I’m free to express my creativity, to experiment, to work on a musical idea and develop it till it is exactly what I feel it should be its final shape. But, most of all, to have the chance to give…

The Hero’s Journey of Alessandro Polia

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I love when an idea become a piece of art What is my idea of perfect happiness?   There is not perfect happiness. When I find happiness I always want more. What is my greatest fear?   To get bored from what I do. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Gianfranco Setzu

What is the best thing that I love about my work? •CREATE, invent new worlds, compose new fascinations and ideas, make your eyes happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? •Sun + Sea + Music + love + beauty, a nice catalog of a new show to see, a thick paper notebook with watercolors…

The Hero’s Journey of Matteo Galvanone

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Blocking the moment i shoot the photos, and reviewing the photos i did some years after. Priceless. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Live easy and not to be worried about money. What is my greatest fear? Lose the people i love again….

The Hero’s Journey of Massimo Giacon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Drawing. Is the only place where (sometimes), I feel free and happy. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Cooking in my home with my best friends. I know, it’s a very normal wish. What is my greatest fear? Making something that causes trouble for my wife, my sisters, my friends….

The Hero’s Journey of Luca Matti

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What is my idea of perfect happiness? The thing I like the most is that it’s a continous research, a perpetual exploring and learning new and different things, aware that one only life isn’ t sufficient. What is my greatest fear? It’s that I…

The Hero’s Journey of Marc Wesselink

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Working with ambitious people on a daily base What is my idea of perfect happiness? That your work is your hobby What is my greatest fear? None, fear is stopping your creativity, get rid of it What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Juggling too…

The Hero’s Journey of Dario Molinaro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Practice, paint without thinking about the final result. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Is simple…step by step, painting, drinking a beer and making love. What is my greatest fear? Right now I’m not afraid, maybe I’m afraid of boredom. What is the…

The Hero’s Journey of Andrej Mussa

What’s the best thing I love about my job? Research. Above all, the search to find it … What is my idea of ​​perfect happiness? A table set for the whole day with good food and good wine, where guests and stories alternate to the bitter end … What is the trait that I deplore…

The Hero’s Journey of Julian Teicke

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the fact that I can be part of so many people’s professional and personal growth path. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Going through challenging and difficult situations in life to gain a new perspective on how I see the world. What…

The Hero’s Journey of Giacomo Guidi

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love to use my vision for building up a project What is my idea of perfect happiness?  A perfect project What is my greatest fear?  That people will not understand my vision What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  My radicality Which living persons…

The Hero’s Journey of Manuel Grosso

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Surely the pleasure of acting in a fullness that does not give room to time to flow. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Happiness is being more and more keen on yourself and acting accordingly. What is my greatest fear? Fear is losing touch with the…

The Hero’s Journey of Arnold Arakaza

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The ability to, meet and connect with different human beings all over the world. Also , the fact that I get to express myself and hopefully inspire others. What is my idea of perfect happiness? For me, happiness not a destination it’s a road. So I…

The Hero’s Journey of Joshua Hagler

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Perhaps what feels most meaningful to me about making art is that it’s one method of becoming radically free and sane in a world that offers neither of those things to most of us. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I can gratefully say that…

The Hero’s Journey of David DeRue

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Being an artist is not only a job, but a way of living and experiencing this existence. As a Gallerist, Artist, and Patron : I love that I can help to share this with others as well. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Hero’s Journey of Edoardo Deodati

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing about my work can be enclosed into one word: connection. Connection with my colleagues, connection with the audience and the connection with yourself. I believe this is what makes my work special because I am able to get to know a…

The Hero’s Journey of Enrico Sortino

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Freedom! To choose to do what I want, when I want it. The freedom to be able to experience new lives, to taste new emotions, to be able to experiment in my body what they are not. What is my idea of perfect happiness?…

The Hero’s Journey of Gehard Demetz

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That I can give my best and my inner What is my idea of perfect happiness? When everything goes as I want it to be What is my greatest fear? The  lack of well-being of my family. What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? The…

The Hero’s Journey of Federico Mariotti

The thing I love most about my job is the opportunity to share a choice of energy and to give it to others, living honestly what you are and putting real feelings and emotions at the service of a character. My idea of perfect happiness is to share joy and effort with those who know…

The Hero’s Journey of Antonin Rioche

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The people with whom I am working with 😉 What is my idea of perfect happiness? Gardens are the food for our souls. What is my greatest fear? I fear the passing of time, but also to imagine the ending of worlds and humanity. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Massimiliano Semenzato

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my job because it is a constant challenge against oneself, to be sincere and true, sharing one’s own experiences, creating emotions among the public. It is a job that makes you feel alive. What is my idea of perfect happiness? being able to live…

The Hero’s Journey of Alan Deprez

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To create (creation is the key). To work on several projects and meet interesting human beings, which are often as passionate as me. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Reaching “self-fulfillment” and to be surrounded by people we can rely on. What is…

The Hero’s Journey of Andrea Viviani

What’s the thing I love the most about my job? The surprise factor, the possibility of always comparing myself with new formal and creative issues. What is my idea of happiness? To love and to feel loved. What is my biggest fear? Depression What is the trait that I deplore most in myself? My mood…

The Hero’s Journey of Matthieu Geffré Dance

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The satisfaction of being a Dance Artist comes from this necessity to be sharing an experience with an artistic collaborator or an audience member. I love creating a world in which one I can invite people to dive into. I intend to create an emotional…

The Hero’s Journey of Fabiano Gagliano

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The work itself: the creative process, which is at the same time a meditation, a form of self-discipline and a physical act. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being alone and spend days in perfect creativity without any wordly distraction, or being with…

The Hero’s Journey of Stefano Petucco

What is the best thing that I love about my work? to express myself What is my idea of perfect happiness? be realized in my work and surrounded by the people I love What is my greatest fear? big spiders What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? my being jealous Which living persons in my profession…

The Hero’s Journey of Stefano Bonazzi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Every image I create, every story I write, is a new challenge, a “tabula rasa”where I can start all over again. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being able to create what satisfies me. What is my greatest fear? Spider! My brain cannot…

The Hero’s Journey of Fabien Ara

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Everyday is different ! What is my idea of perfect happiness? Living close to the sea What is my greatest fear? Death What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I’m a Control Freak Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Yórgos Lánthimos, Damián Szifrón…

The Hero’s Journey of Marco De Martin Modolado

What’s the best thing I love about my job? Freedom! The relationship with the public, the exchange of emotions with them. Being able to be someone else. Being able to tell stories to excite people. The continuous search for solutions to renew and make what I do “interesting”. Every day is a new and different…