Is staying within your comfort zone a bad thing?

“Success for me is doing what I want to do, when I want to do it,
where I want to do it — and being paid very well for it.

And to do that, I actually have to stay WITHIN my comfort zone …
because it accommodates the “doing what I want to do” part of my
success equation.”

Bob Bly




“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance
accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take
orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations,
analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook
a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”

Robert Heinlein

“I love Heinlein’s writing, especially Stranger in a Strange Land
and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress — but I have never read a
statement that I disagreed with more than the above. …

I believe the age of the Renaissance Man is over, and the age of
the specialist is here. And I, for one, am cheering.”

Bob Bly

What say you?