Knowledge Drop #3: "Comfort Zone"
We’re going to let you in on a little secret: You could boil down this 9 week program into 5 words: Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. This concept is a cornerstone of our program and even though it can be challenging, it pushes you to grow and most, if not all, of our alum are happy they had the opportunity to try something new.
At The Commons, we want and urge you to get out of your comfort zone, because, frankly, that’s where the magic happens! Granted, it can be unnerving and intimidating at times, but it is essential to your growth, both personally and professionally. We want to show you that new experiences = new opportunities = new outcomes. We’re pushing you into the complexity of growth - embrace it! Breathe easy, though, because below we have some tips on how to leverage the butterflies in your stomach into success -- and don’t worry, we’ll be there for you every step of the way!
Alright, we'll stop ourselves there so you can hear from some other people that have a few things to say about getting out of your comfort zone: