“Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there’s got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you’re at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump.”–Yo-Yo Ma
Life can often become steady-as-she-goes without a whole lot of shaking up of the internal trees.
We can become hypnotized by the recurrant, past-based patterns that say “this is just the way it is.”
It takes a lot of effort to truly take ourselves to a whole new level of playing. It can be like moving a 10 ton boulder up a hill, and we often teeter on our edge of (current) reality.
Staying in the comfort zone never created a new paradigm.
Where might you take it to your perceived limits this week?
“Life is lived on the edge.” –Will Smith
DARRELL W. GURNEY, Executive/ Career Coach and 20-year recruiting veteran, supports people at all levels to make fulfilling and profitable career transitions. His first book, Headhunters Revealed! Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters, was winner of the Clarion Award for Best Book by the Association for Women in Communications and was reviewed in Publishers Weekly. His newest book, Never Apply for a Job Again: Break the Rules, Cut the Line, Beat the Rest, has been endorsed by bestselling thought leaders such as Harvey Mackay, Keith Ferrazzi, and Dr. Ivan Misner. A personal and business brand strategist, Darrell’s Stealth Method of networking has helped folks expand their reach within both careers and new client circles. He speaks, leads workshops, and is a media expert on subjects such as recruiting, networking, and finding one’s passion. He was recently named Networking Expert for BeyondB-School.com and offers webinars and programs that get MBA students and working professionals out, connected, and landed.
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