To Americans, Ole Henriksen is the cheerful namesake of a skin care brand and Hollywood spa that’s been a celebrity haunt for over three decades. But to Danes, Henriksen is a successful countryman from the tiny village of Nibe and a lifestyle guru nicknamed “The World’s Happiest Man.” He’s also a TV star, with a top-rated series called “Ole Henriksen’s Hollywood” on Denmark’s TV 2. The first season, which aired last fall, saw Henriksen giving tips to distinguished Danes such as soccer player Stig Tøfting, actor Peter Gantzler and defense minister Søren Gade. In season two, taped in Los Angeles this spring, Danes will watch Henriksen work his magic on average folk. Here, he dishes on the good life.
What business advice do you give your audience? You always have to have a good sense of money and be smart in your management of money. Spend only what you have and not what you don’t have. Make yourself available and praise people’s work when they do great work. Being a control freak doesn’t get you anywhere.
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