Everybody's Free

"Do one thing every day that scares you."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

This simple idea was planted in my brain as a junior high school student in the 90's by the same guy who told me to wear sunscreen and to respect my elders. While I can't say that I have always adhered to this guideline, something about it keeps recycling it through my memory at certain points in my life.

On Wednesday I started my full-time MBA. Last night, as I was reflecting upon my first two days, I was pondering how I could not only succeed, but thrive in my program and be exceptional. And that's when it came back to me. Do one thing every day that scares you. I have weaknesses that I have been dodging and overlooking for years and I think that now is the time to confront them. Stay tuned as I hope to share success (or failure) stories about how I have extended myself outside of my comfort zone and what result came of it.

1 comment:

Michelle said...

Wow, I randomly checked this today and saw you had a post! I liked the speech, but was kind of bummed its connection to Kurt Vonnegut was minimal. =) Still...a good speech. I'm glad your getting out of your comfort zone. It's good for you! Good luck with school.