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Elizabeth interviews Benny about his experience climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and how it parallels learning a language.
Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:
- Why Benny needed a win and why he chose this particular challenge
- The importance of having a clear, personal goal
- Dealing with roadblocks
- Being okay with imperfection, mistakes and the possibility of failure
- Overcoming the “compare and despair” impulse
- Being the worst hiker in the group
- The power of the “pole pole” mantra
- Why a supportive community is your key to success
Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy