For anyone who ever wondered what "being on the sharp end" means. Indeed the combination of physical agility and mental acuity that you develop doing outdoor sports stands you in really good stead in the start-up world.

It's funny how many of our expressions come from the Alpine and also the nautical worlds, like "batten down the hatches", "cut and run". It's fascinating from a linguistic point of view.


Trauma-informed coach and Ecotherapist with a sustainability background.

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