The Middle Path: Between the Comfort and the Snap Zone

The Middle Path: Between the Comfort and the Snap Zone

The truth of breakthroughs and lucky breaks is that they are grown, like a crop:  Planted, cultivated and ultimately harvested. (Jeff Olsen).

“While ‘achievers’ in different areas from academics to career, sport, and business may appear to have overnight success, the truth is their success is most often based on the cumulative impact of continuous effort which pushes them just outside their comfort zone,”.

On the other hand, setting impossible goals can result in underachievement or burnout from pushing too hard.  Brian Johnson calls this the snap zone. Mindfulness and performance expert, George Mumford talks about the middle path – the area between the comfort and discomfort zone.

Want to learn more? Click here to listen to Dr. Linda Meyer, educational and career expert.