Episode 073: How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Make the Impossible Ask

How to Avoid Getting Stuck in the Most Dangerous Place in the World

You will never hear yes if you never ask. What holds you back from making the impossible asks in your life? Usually, it’s because you’re stuck in the most dangerous place in the world…your comfort zone.

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Make the Impossible Ask

What is the Impossible Ask?

The impossible ask is the question that scares you the most. In fact, just thinking of asking it terrifies you. It’s the question that has never been asked before. It’s the question that seems…well impossible to ask. It’s crazy. It’s potentially embarrassing. It leads to unknown places.

It’s different for everyone. And asking it will change your life.

The impossible ask might be when you ask your boss for that huge raise. It might be when you ask a publisher to publish your book. It could be any number of things.

But most people never ask.

Today, I’ll show you how to bust out of your comfort zone and make the impossible ask.

The #1 Secret to Building Relationships with VIPs and Influencers

Let’s get this right out of the way: The amazing, crucial, and top secret key to building relationships with the VIPs and influencers in the world is this…you introduce yourself. Blog post over. Wisdom dropped. Lives changed. Commence with the rest of your day.

How to build relationships with VIPs and influencers

But seriously, that is the key. It’s the hurdle most people aren’t willing to jump over. They aren’t willing to stick their neck out, risk rejection or possible embarrassment (which is rarely the result) and try to connect with someone who could change their lives.

My own struggle

I struggled with those fears for years. Even today, when I am about to hit send on an email or pick up the phone to call someone I admire, I am like a 13-year old boy calling a girl to ask her on his first date.

Make the Impossible Ask | Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

I want you to make this the year of the impossible ask.

What’s the impossible ask? Well, I’m glad you asked. Because it might change your life and make this your best year ever.

The impossible ask is the question that scares you the most. In fact, just thinking of asking it terrifies you. It’s the question that has never been asked before. It’s the question that seems…well impossible to ask. It’s crazy. It’s potentially embarrassing. It leads to unknown places.

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