CHAPTER 18Stepping out of Your Comfort Zone: Taking Action

What to Expect: Even in the face of fear, uncertainty, and change, the STAR takes action to move closer to attaining her goals. This chapter investigates the important role of taking action in the process of building your career.

Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less-than-perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.

—Mark Victor Hansen

You miss 100% of the shots you never take.

—Wayne Gretzky

I stood on the ledge, 15 stories above the water, halfway across the ...

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