Reaching Your Summit
It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don’t. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
In order for people to be happy, sometimes they have to take risks. It’s true these risks can put them in danger of being hurt.
Just do it.
—Nike marketing slogan
When I returned home from Mount Kilimanjaro, my summit climb attracted local publicity, and for a while, I was a minor celebrity. Excited by my success, many people told me, “Yeah, I would really like ...