There is a popular axiom that we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with.
If all your climbing partners think 5.13a is a lifetime achievement, how likely are you to climb 5.14c?
In this age of technology and connectedness, we have an opportunity: the most successful individuals in the world, right in our pockets.
Podcasts, books, and YouTube…
If we spend time observing the best in the world, isn’t it reasonable to think we can adopt their beliefs, and begin to mirror their behavior?
No, you don’t have to ditch all your climbing partners, but you shouldn’t let their perspectives limit you either.