On June 3rd, 2017, Alex Honnold did the impossible. Alex free-soloed the 3,000 foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Free-soloing is the climbing of a rock-face without the use of any safety equipment. Alex had no harness, no safety net, nothing to catch him if he were to fall.
Such a feat seems nigh-impossible. To climb 3,000 feet into the air without safety equipment makes my mind hurt. It may make yours as well.
Photo: Free Solo
Having a passion for ice climbing, Free Solo caught my attention because of the high-risk behavior and the excitement of someone doing the impossible. Knowing there are people out there who are willing to risk life and limb to do what no other person is willing to do fascinates me. Read more...
Launching a new project is always exciting. The company is moving and shaking. Great growth is expected.
Things are looking good. The team is motivated. They’re ready to take on the project and succeed.
There’s only one problem. You’ve done an action that kills enthusiasm more than anything.
I’ve done it. Time and time again. I’m pretty sure you’ve done it as well.
With the busyness of our days, it’s easy to let this one slide in.
The Enthusiasm Killer
The enthusiasm killer is a sly devil. He slides in slowly and quietly. Before you know it, he’s killed the motivation that was building.
The killer is A Lack Of Communication.
It may start as missing a deadline and not communicating it to the team. Or meetings that are never held. Read more...