The case of Frank B. Sonder

1 suspect. 21 pieces of evidence. 1 transformation story. No coincidence.

Full of 21st century attitudes, advice, and aspirations of a true leader by example.

Frank Sonder front view
Mugshot 1: Front
Frank Sonder side view
Mugshot 2: Side
Frank Sonder bag shot
Evidence 1: bag contents
Frank Sonder book shot
Evidence 2: Book on nightstand
Frank Sonder desk shot
Scene: thought work desk
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Memo: person suspected of conveying his holistic view of tech trends in light of the accelerating transformation of society and the economy. [cto]

Title: speaker | creator | runner

Address: http://franksonder.com/

Location: Berlin / Planet Earth

Incident: Seri. Transf./ Lead. by Ex./ Dist. of StaQuo

Disposition: very active

File No: 21/2022/X/0016

Statement: love and be loved

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This is the evidence table, the special commission of the SHIFT has gathered in this case. Here you can find all the circumstantial evidence that contributed to the conviction of the perpetrator.

In addition to extensive visual material, descriptions of the course of events, the case contains all the interrogation protocols.

Also listen to the original recording of the interrogation questions by a SHIFT special agent.

1/21

Are you the “here and now” oder “dream about the future” kind of person?

I love imagining future states

WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON

12/21

What is your FUC*?

*frequently uttered concern

Getting a serious diagnosis from my doctor and the course of the world itself.

FREQUENTLY UTTERED CONCERN

8/21

love and be loved

Bumper sticker

5/21

Decide if the following statements are a curse or a blessing, there is no maybe.

There is no such thing as a new idea.

Mark Twain

There is no such thing as society.

Margret Thatcher

There is no such thing as a free lunch.

American Proverb

There is no such thing as tomorrow.

Alan Watts

= true

= false

THERE IS NO SUCH THING!

18/21

What does your morning (routine) look like?

giphy

I surely dislike this notion (clickbait). However, there is an obvious routine like making my Bialetti coffee, sitting in the bed with my iPad and working on what my REM sleep told me to do. The mind is already clearly more awake, while only the most necessary things are spoken.

100 MINUTES OF SOLITUDE

15/21

What’s your insider tip for the most underrated website?

DIGITAL DARK HORSE

4/21

Previous hair colors

Always the same. Light brown now turning partly white, grey-ish. I once considered to dye it blond but fortunately I never did. I used to be too afraid of telling the hairdresser what I wanted. It isn’t any better today but now nature is giving me the David Lynch haircut I always wanted.

scissor and comb

AT THE HAIR SALON

6/21

Purpose is:

Why do you torture me with such buzzwords. Why I am doing what I do? …

THE SECRET SAUCE OF LIFE

9/21

This law should exist:

§

I am not so much in requesting new laws. Just act responsible, thought- and respectful. If you can make a law of it go ahead.

ABOVE THE LAW

15/21

Complete the following sentences!

Perseverance is overrated. Insisting on something can simply be wrong.

Responsibility is what we all lack and would save the planet.

Vulnerability is something we should be more aware of and open about.

Gratitude is a gift.

Curiosity is killing the cat.

THE MISSING PIECE

20/21

What’s something you have been doing wrong all your life until recently?

Don’t know yet.

NOTE TO SELF

21/21

How much would you pay yourself per hour?

Truly thought big, it costs nothing because measuring time and money will eventually (hopefully) become an outdated concept. On a slowly dying planet (or is nature just trying to get rid of us?) capitalism is simply no longer the right approach. Instead, I give society my time and it helps me survive in return.

A REAL BARGAIN

10/21

Top 5 character features:

Independent, Thoughtful, Imaginative, Creative, Energetic

MATCHLESS MENTAL MEASUREMENT

11/21

What question would you like to ask your fear?

😱

Who says I would be willing and or able to question an emotion I have. "Why are you here?" might be the only one that makes sense.

JITTERBUG

17/21

What are three things you want to learn next?

Italian. Better cooking, fermenting and sourcing. Train runners better.

LEARNING AS A LIFESTYLE

19/21

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What’s the best question you have ever been asked?

What is it like to be you?

THE RIGHT TO REMAIN THOUGHTFUL

2/21

Which items should people scratch of their bucket list immediately?

1. been there
2. done that
3. have a bucket list

THE UNBUCKET LIST

10/21

Which film role would you like to play?

Sean Penn in 21 Grams

DREAMCAST

IMDb

7/21

What is it like to be you?

One hell of a sensitive person. The head is always on the bounce, giving birth to bubbling ideas and complex thoughts. It has taken a lifetime to arrive without being there. My personal discovery tells me to be awake and stay independent. With a sense of love for myself. When it's all gone, I'm still my good friend.

WO / MAN IN THE MIRROR

16/21

How can you measure whether an idea is good or bad?

If I still celebrate it the next morning there is a considerable chance that it is good.

FOOLS AND TOOLS

3/21

Transformation is:

First, a very melodious word with a lot of consonants conveying surprise. That always sounds good. Second, a marvelous rhythm in four syllables. Third, a continously and always ongoing process. For ages, nothing new. Finally a unspeakable buzzword that opens money bags.

TRANSFORMATION TRANSCRIBED

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