When the Network of Exelon Women in Philadelphia dared me to climb a utility pole, I was, hmmm…honored? I mean, how many people get an opportunity to do that? And honestly I thought, how hard can it be? You climb up the little metal “steps” on the pole and you climb down. HAHAHA. Boy, did I get THAT WRONG!
I had spoken to the NEW chapter about taking risks large and small, saying YES and trying new things even if you think you might not be good at it. We talked about the fact that we gain courage when we face fears and how that courage can transfer to other parts of our lives. And after that speech, they handed me a hard hat and said “Go for it.” They double dog dared me.