Make the most of your circle of competence - Deepstash

Make the most of your circle of competence

To take advantage of your circle of competence is to find a balance between honestly acknowledging your capabilities, and strategically striving to expand your knowledge and horizons.

  • Ensure predictable progress. Define the limits of your circle of competence to ensure progress.
  • Push your boundaries. Acquire new skills, set ambitious goals, offer your help on a project you are unfamiliar with.
  • Reassess your circle of competence. By leaving your comfort zone for just one-fifth of the time, there is potential for learning, growth, and behavioral change.


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