Everything I’ve done in the last year, I’ve never done before”
CEO and founder MikMakTV
Greatness doesn’t come from comfort zones. We all know this intuitively, and yet…
Thinking back on many of my coaching conversations over the last month—with executives from different backgrounds and different countries—I encouraged them to examine their default way of thinking (or behaving). They needed to stretch out of their comfort zones, to find new lenses with which to view issues they wanted to change or influence.
The book What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith, explores executives’ over-reliance on their comfort zones, and the need for agility in responding to complex and ever-evolving business challenges.
Many of the attributes that have contributed to a leader’s success in the past are exactly the things that are going to prevent them from making the contribution that is needed now. [Read more…]