This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web to inspire and help you step out of your comfort zone. After all, what is a New Year if not a chance to start fresh and break the binds of years past?
Why: Are you still relying on a one-minute elevator pitch? Steve Woodruff offers a way to revamp your verbal business card.
Why: We all have those moments that make us question the path we are on and whether or not it’s where we should be. Jack Steiner examines reflections made while driving through the desert, and how possibility can become opportunity if we’re willing to take chances.
Why: The social media landscape is changing and we have two choices, adapt or perish. Geoff Livingston gives us a preview of what to expect this year and sets us up to learn more at xPotomac on February 28th (disclosure: I’m co-producing this event and it will be awesome, if you’ll be in DC you should come!).
Why: In this post for WUL, Kirk Hazlett channels Forrest Gump in a reflection on life and the choices one has to make.
Why: Content marketing may be one of the hottest marketing trends around, but that is slowly changing. Mark Schaefer offers insight into the future of content marketing and what you need to know to be prepared for the future.
Why: Bill Dorman shares his reflections on blogging, social media, and taking a step back to move forward.
Why: Like many of us, Sandra Fernandez admits that she is not a big fan of writing out goals or resolutions. However, this year she is stepping out of her comfort zone and setting some blogging goals, which she shares in this post.
How do you plan to step out of your comfort zone in 2014? What changes have you made that may have been uncomfortable at first, but were worth it in the long haul? Please leave your thoughts in the comments below.