John Beede (pronounced, BEE-DEE), has climbed to the top of the tallest mountain on every continent, including Mount Everest. During the 9-year adventure, he somehow survived avalanches, pulmonary edema, tribal warfare, and a whole lot of Clif bars. He’s a worldwide adventurer who has traveled to 65 countries, written 3 books, and given live presentations to nearly 1 million teen and middle school audience members. His new book is called The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit.
Social media: @johnbeede
00:00 - Introduction - John Beede01:38 - John's new book and toxic masculinity05:51 - Asking for help and climbing Mount Everest15:08 - Support systems and positivity28:53 - Adventuring and finding your passion41:06 - Goal setting45:24 - Mount Everest journey57:53 - Lasting thoughts*Intro/Outro Music (Causmic): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCptYdIghPgmOl8opbjZrcuA