In the summer of 1911, a man travelled barefoot and by mule from Cusco into the Urumbamba Valley. There he met a farmer who told him of some ruins towards the top of a nearby mountain. The farmer called the mountain Machu Picchu, which translates to “old peak” in the native Quechua language. The man … Continue reading Barefoot on Machu Picchu – 5 steps to a barefoot life.
As an idea, learning more from our failures than our successes seems to be widely accepted. But that bothers me. Don’t we simply ask more and better questions when we’re standing knee deep in our own quagmire? There are many ways in which we can think about failure and our perspective on it. This is mine. Continue reading What to think, when we think about failure