Alison Levine

We've all hit the wall: that moment when carrying on feels impossible. Polar explorer Alison Levine -- who has skied to both poles and summited Mount Everest -- explains how to persevere when you think you've got nothing left.
We need to be more failure-tolerant of ourselves and of those around us, because a lack of that tolerance stifles progress and innovation and prevents people from taking risks. So it's not necessarily fear of the risk itself that holds people back -- it's the fear of failure.
Alison Levine is an adventurer, explorer, sportswoman, entrepreneur and mountain climber. She captained the first American Women's Everest Expedition and recently released her book, On the Edge: The Art of High Impact Leadership.
Even though she’s climbed mountains on every continent, world famous climber Alison Levine can now call herself a Mountaineer