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By | January 7, 2017
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It bears little wonder that the chapter “On the Three Metamorphoses” from Friedrich Nietzsche’s “Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None”, (in the German original: Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen) has been referred to by various eastern mystics – it very accurately outlines the path to (spiritual) awareness.Nietzsche describes a person’s life as three successive metamorphoses of the spirit. He calls the stages of this development the camel, the lion, and the child.If this sounds too esoteric we might as well replace “spirit” with “awareness”. And awareness is what we need to succeed in life in general and in business in particular. Watch video in link below

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assumed that thriving entrepreneurs of course analyse the environment and rationalize, but that to a substantial extent decisions are taken on the basis of intuitive awareness of the situation at hand. Malcolm Gladwell calls this “the power of thinking without thinking”.”Thus spoke Zarathustra” was published in sections by Friedrich Nietzsche between 1883 and 1892. More than 100 years later the relevance of the three metamorphoses has even been highlighted in a world of information overflow.Here are the underlying assumptions of what Nietzsche is saying: Humans are born incomplete, we merely come into this world as a process with the potential for development. Evolution, however, is intrinsic to our nature. And a person’s evolution is realized through the stages of the camel, the lion,