There have been several loud rings on my Wake Up Call telephone this week! The above quote really spoke to me, and the following articles just may be enough of a prod to get me to stretch a bit beyond my comfort zone. There are some things I’ve thought about trying, but to be honest, it’s been easier to not expend the effort they would require. To start down the path I truly desire, a path of my chosen direction, will require turning my back on that much easier path: the path of least resistance. Once you know what you want to do, and how to do it, you must commit to it. You must listen to the wake up calls and not the excuses!
- 10 Ways to Avoid Your Comfort Zone at Inc. Magazine
- 4 Ways to LIVE Today, and Not Merely Exist at Marc & Angel Hack Life
- Behaviors That Define A List Players at Harvard Business Review
I was also greatly impressed with this video of Steven Pressfield talking about turning Pro to Overcome Resistance. (2:32)
To contribute and excel means going above and beyond, it requires venturing beyond the easy path and making the effort it takes to climb.
“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” -Jim Rohn