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60 Mindful Minutes

Nov 18, 2020

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Courage isn’t something only a special few are gifted with; it’s a skill we can deliberately develop. In her book, The Courage Map – 13 Principles for Living Boldly, author and maverick entrepreneur Franziska Iseli explores how we each can chart a better, bolder future by learning to not only face fear, but also to discover the personal truths and gifts that allow us to live life to the fullest. 


Guest Bio

Franziska Iseli is a maverick entrepreneur, leading marketing and brand strategist, mad adventurer, author and the co-founder of Basic Bananas, The Business Hood, Oceanlovers and Moments of Humanity. In 2013 Franziska was awarded the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award recognizing her innovation, creativity and philanthropic involvement. Franziska is a board member at the global Entrepreneurs Organization EO where she is advising on communications, marketing and branding. She also launched an impact initiative called EOcean to inspire entrepreneurs to be more sustainable.

Franziska sits on the judging panel for Singularity University and has run think tanks at the United Nations to address the UN sustainable development goals through entrepreneurship. Franziska is the author of three bestselling books – Bananas About Marketing, Perception and The Courage Map (foreword by Sir Richard Branson). She is regularly featured across the media including INC, Forbes, Business Insider, Virgin Inflight Entertainment, Marie-Claire, Cosmopolitan, SmartCompany, Dynamic Business Magazine, BRW, 2UE, Channel 9. A Swiss born Australian (or Swaussie) with a sharp-witted humour and the ability to speak five languages, she is known to make up words, which keeps everyone amused.


Host Bio

Kristen Manieri is a Certified Mindfulness and Resilience Teacher specializing in: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, meditation, habit formation, rest rituals, and self-care. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 100 authors and thought leaders about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional and joyful life. Learn more at


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