Saturday, November 28, 2009
Don't be stuck in the "now trap"
Most of us will have careers where we are required to reinvent ourselves several times during our 30-40 years of working. But, most of us find that it is easier to stay in our comfort zone in our current job, and avoid taking the leap to discovery of new passions, new ideas, or new careers.
If you are looking for a good read on how start taking steps to continue to grow in your career and not stay in your comfort zone, I recommend reading the Leap by Rick Smith.
Through Rick's own experience he found that if you:
1) find your passion
2) center your passion on a big, selfless, and simple idea
3) and then let the "spark happen" - series of exploratory events that allow you to get exposure, confidence, and finally take the leap
It is too easy for us to stay in our comfort zone - will you take the leap?