The Art of Leaving Your Comfort Zone

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What’s it all about?

Leaving our comfort zone is an art. It takes patience, perseverance, resilience, courage and a good sense of humour. But, most importantly, it takes a deep sense of knowing ourselves. With the right exit strategy, we can begin to explore our edges safely without hitting the panic button.

In order to be more creative or innovative, we must learn the skills to confidently leave our comfort zone because embedded in both of these is risk, uncertainty and failure. 

The first steps should be small and doable. In fact, it’s the only way we’ll learn, especially if we can appreciate that missteps are an inevitable, and in fact, an essential part of the learning process.


What will we cover?

What you will learn:

  • How to identify the challenges that arise when leaving our comfort zone
  • Steps towards safely exiting your comfort zone
  • The importance of authenticity 
  • How to manage fear + imposter syndrome


Who will be teaching?

 Dara Simkin is a certified Mindset Coach, Author and Play Enthusiast. She believes a playful mindset can transform the way we work and live. As Director of Project Play, Dara considers herself a play pioneer and supports professionals with finding more connection and creativity in their work. She is in the business of transcending the work-play dualism, to make room for greater purpose and optimism in the workplace. As a facilitator, she brings a unique energy and enthusiasm to create a safe, supportive and playful space. She is passionate about human connection and has helped hundreds of professionals overcome their fears and cultivate more authenticity in their lives. Dara says, “With play, we give ourselves the ability to adapt to change, as well as open new ways of working, thinking, and interacting.”