BrandsTalk

A professor of transportation finds himself as reluctant and unwitting pirate forced into quarantine utterly alone at sea w/Sebastian Kummer

June 07, 2022 Brigitte Bojkowszky Season 7 Episode 72
BrandsTalk
A professor of transportation finds himself as reluctant and unwitting pirate forced into quarantine utterly alone at sea w/Sebastian Kummer
Show Notes

“In media, it's very important to be authentic and to have a short, clear message, and even more so that you produce valuable content.” — Sebastian Kummer

Tune in to this interesting and delightful conversation with Professor Sebastian Kummer - Head of the Institut of Transport and Logistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business. Professor Sebastian Kummer talks about his life journey as a university professor, consultant, and sailor. He explains how these different roles make him a thought leader and an authority. 

There's a quote by Mark Twain, Sebastian loves: "In 20 years, you will not regret the things that you did, but you will regret the things you didn't." 

Sebastian dives deep into 

💡why he chose to become a professor

💡what kind of consultancy work he does additionally

💡what stance he takes when being asked by the media to talk about recent topics 

💡his involuntary quarantine all alone in the Mediterranean Sea during COVID and what the learnings he took away and how it shaped him. 

💡his book “My Blu Quarantine”, he wrote about his endeavour

💡how he defines himself as a personal brand in the context of all these different roles he plays and heads he wears

"I would never think that a personal brand is important. But now I realized very much, the older I get, that personal brand is something that is very important. And it helps me also in many, many fields now. So brands are very important." — Sebastian Kummer

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