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Don’t pick goals where the stakes are low. Failing in a safe zone is just a clever way of holding yourself back.
If you fail inside your comfort zone, it's not really a failure, it's just maintaining the status quo. If you never feel uncomfortable, then you're never trying anything new.
Feelings of fear and uncertainty have a way of making you feel unprepared. Consider the opposite: How long will you put off what you’re capable of doing just to maintain what you’re currently doing?
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