If you're someone who knows that getting out of your comfort zone is something that will take your career -- or even personal well-being -- to an elevated level, then this collection of presentations is right up your alley. There are a number of things preventing people from making the leap and challenging themselves; fear of failure, complacency and laziness often hold people back.
According to innovation keynote speaker Jeremy Gutsche, being thrown into an unpredictable or chaotic situation is a great opportunity to get uncomfortable and to try something new, especially for businesses. He sees these times as a period when consumers will be more open-minded and on the lookout for alternatives.
Writer Karen Thompson argues that fear offers insight into one's imagination and that when read properly, can serve as great inspiration.
For Sarah Fenwick, it is very simple; to find success, all one has to do is take a step in the direction they don't normally go. In doing so, one's survival and adaption skills will come into play, creating opportunities to gain new knowledge.
Getting out of your comfort zone can be difficult and intimidating, but these speeches should give you the inspiration to take charge.
12 Speeches on Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone
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