Long-distance running, which celebrates hardiness of spirit, offers many metaphors for life. As one of the world’s elite ultramarathon runners and an inspiring writer, Kay Bretz explains how to forsake the strictures of the status quo and reach for the stars. He offers a direct message to the human spirit for those who want to tap into their natural intuitive powers and innate capabilities. Bretz makes a persuasive argument for escaping overthinking. Trusting your intuition, he counsels, will lead to solutions that nourish your performance and growth.
About the Author
Corporate leader, athlete and explorer Kay Bretz is an associate principal at McKinsey & Company. In 2020, Bretz established Turning Right, a consultancy that works with individuals and organizations.
Comment on this summary
In our Journal
3 months ago
Find What Makes You Human
A reflection on staying relevant in the age of ChatGPT. The rain came down hard as my friends and I left an evening gathering. My significantly younger friend Olivia, donning her rain gear, hopped on her bike and braved the downpour. “That used to be me,” I thought as I watched her pedal away. What […]
2 years ago
Foregoing Comfort for Adventure
Homer’s Iliad Or: On Embracing Fate and Pursuing Immortality For millions of people in the developed world today, it’s quite possible to live a life of comfort and ease: Work a job, pay the bills, raise the kids, plan for your retirement. But deep down, there’s this itch: the realization that there is more to […]