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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Hiking Boots

I am passionate about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Hiking Boots: A sturdy item of footwear covering the foot, ankle and below the knee.

Just like hiking boots are essential to any climb, so is your own confidence in your business. Your success will suffer if you don’t first believe in yourself and your product/service.

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Gloves

I am passionate about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Glove: Covering for the hand worn for protection against the cold.

Cover yourself and your business with clients who are genuine and make it a point to care a great deal about your business success.

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Portaledge

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Portaledge: Deployable hanging tent system designed for rock climbers.

Sometimes running a business can feel like sleeping in a tent on the side of a cliff, one wrong move and there is no turning back. It doesn’t have to feel like that! Ground yourself with a good business plan, surround yourself with a good team and your business will continue to scale the mountain.

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Rope Grab

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Rope Grab: Moves easily up and down vertical lifelines to provide continuous fall protection. 

In business, your product and/or services can be your most important asset. Protect your product and services with your sales team, they hold the key to success or failure.

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Headlamp

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Headlamp: light giving device worn on the head or helmet.

In business, keep your mind open to new ideas from people on your team, you never know when they will shine a light on a problem in a way you never thought of before.

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Snowshoe

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Snowshoe: flat device that attaches to the boot sole for walking on snow.

In business, keeping your footing sure sometimes means asking for help.

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Ice Axe

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Ice Axe: an axe used by climbers for cutting footholds in ice.

In business, cut your own path. Make goals and go after them full force. 

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Glacier Glasses

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Glacier Glasses: sunglasses that provide extra sun protection during ice and snow adventures.

Don’t allow yourself to be distracted while building your business–protect yourself and your team! 

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Ice Screw

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Ice Screw: a threaded tubular screw used to anchor a climber on steep ice surfaces.

In business, anchor yourself with a base of great clients. Signing deals can be a slippery slope–if you sign a client before getting to know them, they could become a big challenge.

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Seven Summits Equipment Check: Helmet

If you know me, you know how passionate I am about inspiring others to chase their personal and professional dreams. The best day of my life was the day I stood on top of Mount Everest, and I want to help every single person that I come in contact with get that feeling!

There are so many parallels between a successful climb and a successful career! With both, you need a thorough EQUIPMENT CHECK.

This is my “Seven Summits Equipment Check” Series — click through all the posts in the series and make sure you are totally prepared to reach new heights!

Helmet: a hard-shell hat that protects your head during climbing in case of an accident. 

In business, protect yourself and your business by making smart financial decisions. Really think about whether your business will benefit from a purchase before you make it.

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