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It’s all about keeping hold of the positivity; you can’t let the negativity and lockdown funk seep in or it becomes larger than life. They rely on a set structure to the day and a focus on health – physical exercise and coming together for plant-based meals every day.
After lockdown they want to hold on to coming together as a family, stopping busy work and allowing yourself to sit with silence, ‘using time wisely by being focused on what’s important’
Why they rely on ‘Hell Yeah!’ as the measurement of whether or not they take on new opportunities – for others as well as themselves
Social media has allowed us all to be connected more than at any other time in history, but we’re realising that human, face-to-face connection is more powerful than seeing each other through screens
When you get to the point where you want to give up, repeat to yourself ‘I’m strong as an ox’ to give you the strength to persist.
‘Light always comes after the darkness.’ Keep going.
My father always used to say, ‘Keep your own counsel’. Everyone will have an opinion based on their own experiences and values, but you should always listen to yourself because most of the time you probably have the right answers.
Kenton Cool is one of the world’s foremost high altitude mountaineers, a sought after expedition leader, author and speaker.
As a mountaineer, Kenton’s list of committing first ascents and classic alpine climbing style have placed him at the very pinnacle of his profession, gaining respect from his peers for his visionary and bold approach.
As an expedition leader, his record of success with clients on Everest is unparalleled. With 14 successful Everest summits, his reputation has been built on a willingness to take on the seemingly impossible, provide outstanding levels of service and foster the determination in others to succeed.
Jazz Cool has spent the last two decades in organisational development: conducting in-company training initiatives and providing team and individual performance coaching. Prior to this, her professional track record, alongside being an accredited performance coach and NLP Master Practitioner, includes Director-level corporate positions and a financial services pedigree as an economics graduate.