The Heroine’s Journey of Bisila Bokoko

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love about my work is that I have the opportunity to bring people and companies to be a better version of what they already are. Through my company BBES we are able to take companies from local to global. Through my speaking engagements and mentoring workshops I work with people to think bigger and better about themselves in order to believe that the can create the a life that they love. What we believe we create. To bring that alchemy in people’s companies and lives makes me the happiest person!
What is my idea of perfect happiness? To be able to get up in the morning and decide what you do with your day
What is my greatest fear? To loose my freedom to make decisions about where I want to be and how to live my life.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? The feeling of not being enough
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? I admire actually people who there are not quite doing the same things I do  as Oprah, Michelle Obama, Joe Dispenza, Robin Sharma….
What is my greatest extravagance? Traveling in style and books
On what occasion would I lie? To protect my children
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Actually I manage to create a line of work that allows me to love everything!!
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? Now, it is the sweetest time of my professional career
If I could, what would I change about myself? Extreme sensitivity ( working on it) and looking for external validation ( working progress)
What is my greatest achievement in work? To be able to wear many hats and do things that I love for a living, it doesn’t feel as working!
Where would I most like to live? New York (where I live )
What is my most treasured possession? I am not attached to possessions at this point in my life
What is my most marked characteristic? The capability to love unconditionally
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? Lincoln center & Nomad area
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Michael’s, Omar’s Vaucluse, The Standard Grill Café, Per se.
What books influenced my life and how? Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Real Magic by Dr. Wayne Dyer and The Baghavad Gita. I read Little Women in my early teens and touched me because I felt very connected to the character of Jo March, a young intellectual free spirited woman who wanted to be independent. Real Magic was my first introduction to the power of manifesting the life you want in my early 20s and it change the course of my life. The Bhagavad Gita I read in different parts of my life and also influenced my philosophy of life.
Who are my favorite writers? Jane Austen, Emily Bronte, Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa.
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? African music from Ivory Coast
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Wonder Woman and Black Panther
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Oprah, Mandela, my partner in life and my children.
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? The Matrix & Avatar
What role plays art in my life and work? I love art and I like to make my work as artistic as I can
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My partner in life, Ulrich
Whom would I like to work with in 2019? For God
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019? I would love to meet Joe Dispenza, Robin Sharma and Bruce Lipton, they are not in my profession exactly but I admire their work so much! The Neuroscience field fascinates me!
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? To do more public speaking around the world and maybe some more other surprises come along…
Where can you see me or my work in 2019?
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? A totally revolutionary vision on retirement that I find brilliant! A plan where you really never retire and you are able to reinvent yourself and live up for a purpose at any age!
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Chimamanda Ngozi, Aprille J. Ericsson, Ph.D., Rungano Nyoni, Toyin Odutola 
How can you contact me? @bisilabokoko through social media


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