I am sitting in a self-development workshop. The year is 1989 and I am 52 years old. The leader asks us to think of three things we’d love to do before we die and likely never will. My “Bucket List”… climb Kilimanjaro, climb the Matterhorn and see Everest Base Camp. What, I’m not a climber? Little did I know where those wishes would take me. Fast forward to May 22, 2007. It is 8:08 in the morning and I am standing at 29.035′ on the top of Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. Aside from two Japanese people, I am… Read more.
Author Archive for: Werner Berger
Werner describes himself as, "A guy who thrives on challenge, making a difference, and who enjoys his fleeting time on this magnificent earth."
He has been a corporate consultant for 24 years with the purpose of, "Transforming organizations into unprecedented opportunities for personal fulfillment and success" - happy, focused employees, with the right motivation are generally highly productive, enjoy their work and thrive in their personal lives.
His latest venture is the production of a feature length film to be released in theatres, March 2009. It is titled, Back From The Edge, and is designed to transform North American health in a powerful and entertaining manner. His movie research has made him a staunch advocate of high quality nutritional supplements; it also frustrates him that so much useless junk can masquerade as quality, and rob unsuspecting buyers of their money and their health.
Amongst his talents are his recently acquired high altitude climbing skills. Last May he reached the summit of Mt. Everest, becoming the oldest person in the world, outside of three Japanese, to do so. He is also the oldest North American to have climbed the highest points on all seven continents.
His next major Endeavour is the launching of a World Peace Summit. He will return to climb Kilimanjaro for the third time, with young climbers from feuding nations, world media, dignitaries from different nations and 100 others dedicated to world peace. Concomitantly, young people's Peace and Leadership conference will be conducted near the base of the mountain by his fiancee for 8 to 14 year olds and non-climbers. His commitment, "This shall not simply be an event, it will be an ongoing initiative to herald a world free of violence and war.
For more information, see meetmeatthetop.com.
For more information, please visit MeetMeAtTheTop.com.
Entries by Werner Berger
“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing…” – Helen Keller I am committed to living my life out loud and being a catalyst for others to blaze their own trail. Some say, “Life is short,” yet, there are abundant reasons for it to be filled with extraordinary experiences, breathtaking fulfillment and ongoing joy; of course, we could perceive a myriad of obstacles in getting to this exulted state. In actuality, there is only one. Ask yourself two questions: Are you living your dream life? If not, why not? The most common responses: “No, not really,” for the first and,… Read more.