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Personal Best: How to achieve your full potential by Marc Woods

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ELEVEN

Resilience

Hanging tough

“Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

Albert Einstein

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

Nelson Mandela

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

Christopher Robin to Pooh

A. A. Milne

A DIFFERENT MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

In the summer of 2006, I took a break from my speaking schedule and headed to Chamonix for a week of climbing with John Dunne, a world-class climber who has been at the forefront of British climbing for over 20 years. In fact, he was instrumental in bringing competition climbing to the UK in the late 1980s.

I started ...

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