We all have a comfort zone. You know the place where we stick to doing the same old things the same old way time after time. It doesn’t matter if we are talking about our personal life or our business world. We are fond of it. It works for us. So why change it?
Simple. Staying in your comfort zone and refusing to expand your mind or your potential causes you to become stale, out-of-date, and maybe even a little bored (boring). Fresh and new ideas and techniques are out there waiting for you to discover. And yes some of them may be out of your comfort zone.
We all know the saying, “If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.” Well, ‘it’ doesn’t have to be broken in order to be improved upon, whatever ‘it’ is. We wouldn’t have any of the inventions we have today, or those to come, if someone didn’t step out of their own comfort zone. Why not you?
And just because the way you have done it for umpteen years is still working doesn’t mean there isn’t a newer, better, or more efficient way of doing it now. You have to be willing to leave your comfort zone and at least test the waters.
Of course not always is new better. But unless you put yourself out there and check out these new ideas and see what you can adapt to your life or your business, you will never know for sure.
Invest in yourself. Step out of your comfort zone from time to time and learn a new way of doing the same old. Increase your knowledge base, test a new technique, try something you have never done before. These are secrets to success.