Demolishing Comfort Zones with Art Turock

Demolishing Comfort Zones with Art Turock

This week’s theme: Demolishing Comfort Zones

The comfort zone is a psychological condition in which a person feels relaxed, in control, and has a low degree of tension and anxiety.

While the comfort zone provides a sense of safety and security, it can also hinder personal and professional development. Demolishing comfort zones entails taking on new tasks, confronting uncertainty, and pushing oneself beyond comfortable boundaries. The concept of the comfort zone is frequently utilized in self-development because breaking free from its constraints is considered necessary for attaining personal progress, learning new skills, and pursuing meaningful goals.

From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success

This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about demolishing comfort zone and why breaking free from its confines is critical for personal development.

Art Turock

Art Turock is an elite performer in two fields—business and sports. Over three decades, he’s delivered speeches on the topic of “sustaining exceptional performance” for 125 Fortune 500 companies, one of the highest totals all-time in the speaking industry. In 2015 and 2016, his pentathlon scores at the USA Track & Field Masters Championship, earned a silver and a bronze medal plus #8 world rankings for his age group. These athlete achievements are more remarkable because of Art’s birth defects which impede his blood circulation. Art has published four books including Competent is Not an Option and Getting Physical: How to Stick With Your Exercise Program.

Since 2016, Art has conducted over 1000 self-experiments in demolishing his own comfort zones. In 2018-2020, he orchestrated The Extraordinary Freedom Experiment to empower a select group of high achievers in business, military, and masters track and field to demolish comfort zones to achieve their heartfelt goals.

To improve his coaching skills, Art created World’s Largest List of Victim Language (with over 4,000 everyday excuses) and the World’s Largest List of Occasions for Taking Extreme Accountability. His current job title is Comfort Zone Demolition Expert.

Connect with Art:

Website: Art Turock

Social media accounts:

LinkedIn: art-turock-167a0112

“Extreme Accountability: 6 Questions to Transform Your Life” are available to listeners to this show. These questions will empower you to demolish the most formidable comfort zones where you will be tempted to choose immediate comfort and disregard the harmful long-term consequences. Ideal for self-coaching and with your accountability partners. You also get access to 5 additional practice guides. Download HERE.

Quote of the Day:

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place…but nothing ever grows there.” ~John Assaraf


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