There’s Something About Oliver Jeffers

I’m not quite sure what it is….
For some reason he keeps hitting my windshield1.

If you can figure out his jeni se qua please @Preneur on Twitter .

“The Pictures Define The Words And The Words Define The Pictures”

“What Happens If Someone Eats Books And Gets Smart?”

“Possibly A Writers Jacket”

Oh yeah, the rotten sod also just had his very first iPad App The Heart &The Bottle achieve ‘App of the Week’ on the Apple iTunes store.

P.S. Do you think his mustache is real ?

Do you know what I think it is? He’s entertaining. He hides some very good lessons in the honey pot called entertainment (see: “decide who your book is for” + “each book starts with a pencil” + “write about things that interest you”+ “I do believe eating books is a metaphor for consuming books”)… and he clearly ships.

  1. This is where I first stumbled upon Olver – Great though provoking blog post in it’s own right:

Pete Williams is an entrepreneur, author, and marketer from Melbourne, Australia.

Before being honored “Australia’s Richard Branson” in media publications all over the continent, Pete was just 21 years old when he sold Australia’s version of Yankee Stadium, The Melbourne Cricket Ground For Under $500! Don’t believe it? You will! Check out the story in the FAQ section (it really is our most asked question).

Since then, he’s done some cool stuff like write the international smash hit ‘How to Turn Your Million-Dollar Idea Into a Reality’ (+ the upcoming ‘It’s Not About the Product‘) and he’s created a bunch of companies including Infiniti Telecommunications, On Hold Advertising, Simply Headsets and Preneur Group.

Lots of other people think he’s pretty good too! He’s been announced as the Global Runner-Up in the JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2009, the Southern Region Finalist in the Ernst & Young 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year, and a member of SmartCompany’s Top 30 Under 30.

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