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Thoughts of the Week: October 27, 2023
Willingness to break away from the familiar will help you thrive.
Comfort will keep you from what you want, if you allow it. But it happens slowly.
Don’t let it be you.
We all know what it’s like to fall into an easy routine that’s nice and comfortable - it’s familiar, assuring, known, and can feel really good…but if you’re just going through the motions and comfortable - you are cutting off potential. Choosing to sit in the same.
Isn’t there more that you want? To test, to push, to expand. There is so much of yourself that gets left on the floor of that comfortable routine. You keep yourself….small.
Don’t you want to stop being so safe? See what you can do?
It happens all the time — someone stops learning, stops taking risks, stops challenging the status quo, and starts settling. It’s a story as old as time.
Look around at everyone else. Is that really where you want to be too?
If you want more, you have to step beyond. It might be lonely, it might be difficult, and people might not “get it.” But when it comes to unlocking your full potential, uncertainty & challenge isn’t optional — it’s required.
1. Saying “no” will help you reach your goals faster.
2. Take two minutes to watch Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella share his insights on how he works at the top:
3. Move fast, stay focused, never hesitate.
4. *Effective* optimism is truly unbeatable.
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