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Have you ever wanted to do something, but took forever to get started?
It took me more than three years after finishing my first book (Yes I Can!) to start writing this second one (After the Summit). I could not forget how I agonized and suffered during the days of writing the first book, and to...
If you have read the last newsletter Everest Lessons: How, you can imagine, if you don’t have a deep WHY for climbing this mountain, what kind of torture would it be to debate every day “Is it worth it?”
You have to want to climb because you are truly passionate about...
“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how”.
~ Friedrich Neitzsche
This famous Nietzsche quote is the absolute foundation if you want to succeed in any difficult endeavor.
To avoid making it an abstract philosophical discussion, let me share with you the...
Before I dive into the lessons I learned from Everest, first of all, how did the whole thing start?
The credit goes to the documentary movie “Touching the Void”.
It was my first winter in Boston. As a fresh MBA graduate, I was working a 12-hours-a-day corporate job and focused on...
It’s that time of the year once more… May always brings back the memory of Mount Everest.
This year is the 11th anniversary of my Everest summit.
Inspired by the film "Touching the Void," I had a daydream about climbing Mount Everest in 2004. And, growing up in Beijing as an...
It’s that time of the year again… May always brings back the memory of Mount Everest.
This year marks the 11th anniversary of my summit of Everest.
In 2004, I had a daydream about climbing Mount Everest, inspired by the film "Touching the Void." And, as an unathletic book nerd growing...
“I’m working on it …”
I felt like my coach was pushing me too hard when she asked when I would start my coaching business.
Didn't she see how hard I'm already working?
“I need to finish this course first, so I know how to …”
Then, “I need to...
We went for a snowshoe walk this past weekend. The hike's start was a little disappointing. For almost an hour, we had to bushwhack and posthole through snow and ice.
We whined and cursed. We also considered turning around and calling it a day.
I’m glad we didn’t do...
Does my earlier post about Why You Need an Impossible Goal make you wonder a little bit?
At the very least, I hope you've considered setting an impossible goal by now!
You might be asking yourself, "How do I set an impossible goal?
First and foremost, forget about "how"!
Why do you need an impossible goal?
If you want to have a totally different lifestyle, want to reach a scary new height in your business, you can’t simply do what you used to do and hope that will give you a dramatically different result.
You have to change how you think and...