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"Top Strategies to help you Step outside your Comfort Zone & Build Confidence."

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Andy Molinsky is a Professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School, with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology.  Andy received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and M.A. in Psychology from Harvard University. He also holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a B.A. in International Affairs from Brown University.  Andy’s work helps people develop the insights and courage necessary to act outside their personal and cultural comfort zones when doing important, but challenging, tasks in work and life.

His new book Reach was published with Penguin Random House in January 2017.  He teaches, consults, and lectures widely to university and corporate audiences.

The 'Take Aways'

Andy has extensively researched, and spoken with hundreds of people (ranging from freelancers, to doctors, police, priests, and rabbis… ) on the topic of the comfort zone. Throughout this research, he has identified the top five challenges which prevent us from stepping out of the comfort zone. In this powerful interview, Andy shares with us the top five challenges we universally encounter in the process of doing something new, rising to a new challenge, or simply stepping into the unknown. He also shares effective strategies to help us get out of the comfort zone, and build confidence daily.

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