Breaking Free From a Career Rut
As one of the largest and most respected training companies in the country, we literally touch hundreds of thousands of lives every year at our seminars, conferences and workshops. And even though some of you would jump ship at the first opportunity, what we’ve found is that even the people who wouldn’t dream of leaving their current company still want more out of their careers.
- Identify the barrier or barriers that are holding you back, then ask yourself what that barrier is protecting you from.
- On a sheet of paper, write down hardest thing you’ll have to overcome to move past your barrier.
- Now write the worst that could happen if you leave your comfort zone and fail at whatever it is you want to achieve.
- Finally, describe in detail the best thing that could happen if you leave your comfort zone and succeed in realizing your dream.
“If you don’t stretch beyond your comfort zone, you’re going to be in the same place tomorrow and the next day and the next. It’s not easy to come out of your comfort zone — but your comfort has a price,” he concludes.