How do you live a remarkable life in a conventional world?

Lessons from WDS 2017 main stage

A diverse range of speakers at The World Domination Summit inspired me with their values of community, adventure, and service. I’ve created the following graphics with my key takeaways from this year’s WDS speakers.

Mohammed Faris of ProductiveMuslim.com explores whether faith can boost productivity. Photo: Armosa Studios.

Scott Harrison founded the non-profit organization charity: water. You must watch their video The Source. ”Photo: Armosa Studios.

Scott Harrison also shared two quotes which inspire his work.

“Toothpaste is peddled with far more sophistication than the lifesaving work of aid groups.” Nick Kristof, New York Times
“Do not be afraid of work that has no end.” Avot de Rabbi Natan

Charles Hunt is a resilience expert, adjunct professor, speaker and trainer whose TEDx Talk “What Trauma Taught Me About Resilience” has attracted international acclaim. Photo: Armosa Studios.

Benny Lewis of the blog Fluent in 3 Months is a language hacker, National Geographic Traveler of the year, and author. Photo: Armosa Studios

Firuzeh Mahmoudi is the Director of United4Iran, a Bay Area NGO working to improve civil liberties in Iran. Photo: Armosa Studios.

Ultra-athlete Rich Roll encouraged WDS attendees to change your diet (to vegan), change your life, change the world. Photo: Armosa Studios

Agapi Stassinopoulos is co-founder of Thrive Global with her sister, Arianna Huffington, helping to change the way we work and live. Photo: Armosa Studios.

Don’t worry. I did not forget Vanessa Van Edwards. Here is a separate post “Did you notice?Are you envious? Are you scared?” on lessons learned from her talk.


Kelsey Cleveland is a Desire Map facilitator who helps women in transition figure out how they really want to feel. In addition, she fuels her desire to feel creative as a freelance writer who writes articles, essays and blog posts. View her portfolio to see more of her writing.

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