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Cathy O'Dowd

First Woman to Climb Mt Everest From Both Sides

About Cathy O'Dowd

Cathy O'Dowd is the rst woman in the world to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, from both its north and south sides. Her rst ascent of Everest happened in the midst of the chaotic events that form of the basis of the 'true story' behind the Hollywood movie Everest.

Cathy, who grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, has climbed ever since leaving school. She was completing her Masters degree in Journalism, while working as university lecturer, when she saw a newspaper advert for a ...

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To the summit of Everest And Beyond

Mount Everest: the highest point on Earth, guarded by vast flanks of rock, ice and snow. Of the climbers who tackle this challenge, 75% will fail, one in a hundred will die.What makes the mountain so difficult? ...

A Real-World Illustration of the Reasons for Failure and the Keys to Success for Peak Performance

The place where the worlds of mountains and business meet is with people: ambitious people tackling overwhelming challenges in high-risk, high-stress environments. These are people whose natural ability can ...

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Just for the Love of It by Cathy O'Dowd
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ONLY (!) very positive feedback. The best talk ever. She attracted the audience's attention for the whole length of the speech.

Alexandra Blicke, Marketing Project Manager - UBS Global Asset Management

This is the first time we had a speaker who is not a "traditional business" speaker and I am happy to say that it was one of our biggest successes. For the first time the comments from our audience . . . were unanimously positive.

Nancy McKinstry, Chairman Executive Board - Wolters Kluwer

The combination of teamwork ideas and Everest stories was spellbinding--your presentation style is electric . . . the Monday keynote (i.e. you) received the highest rankings of all the 100+ sessions through the week.

Phil Grainger, advisor to planning committee - IDUG (International DB2 Users Group)

I have received nothing but positive and appreciative feedback on your talk--our delegates were enthralled, absorbed and inspired by it and I am certain that they all took away many of the messages which were contained in it.

John Staley, Independent User Groups Representative - SSA Global

. . . your brilliant keynote . . . was a tremendous success, and your story was a true inspiration to the sales force. It showed; as Rob mentioned to you on stage already, a standing ovation of our "tough" European audience means a lot!

Tjaarda de Loor, Event Marketing EMEA - Cisco Systems

The results are in! You were a hit! . . . Suffice to say, you were very effective, entertaining and inspiring. Your ability to adapt your powerful story to meet our specific needs was uncanny.

Frank R. Wilson (Director, HRD, APAC) - Nokia Mobile Phones
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