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Senik Hakobyan

Good Luck!

Comfort Zone

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Sebastian

I'm trying to understand the picture here. These zones shouldn't really overlap, right? The way the do, though, means that the comfort zone is part of the fear zone, etc. Shouldn't these me mutually exclusive? 🤔 Or am I misunderstanding something here?

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Senik Hakobyan

You reach the fear zone every time you get out of your comfort zone. That's why a lot of people don't want to leave it.

Breaking the fear zone will bring you to learning and growth.

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Sebastian

Yes, that's clear. But why is the comfort zone INSIDE the fear zone (same with the rest of the zones). They shouldn't overlap in my interpretation.

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Senik Hakobyan • Edited

I think that the circle describes the way you grow, and different states of your growth are described and marked differently.

So, there are no circles in circles. There is just one circle with different states.

Sorry, if I couldn't express my thoughts clearly in English :)

Though, I understand what you are saying.

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Sebastian

No need to ever be sorry for trying in another language!

Thanks, now that explanation makes sense. 👍

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David G. Horsman

Hi again Sebastian. I often use inversion and reversal of polarity as an analysis tool. It's quite rare to try this trick with a diagram and a bit hard to explain.
I would first have to replace "fear" with "anxiety" (dissonance).
Having done that I see a coherent result if growth is this smallest enclosed circle, followed by learning, dissonance and comfort.
Does that make sense?

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Nigel M Rodgers

It's not a mathematical venn diagram. It's just an analogy that will break down under too much scrutiny like any model.

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Sebastian

Absolutely.

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Surya Kulshreshtha

You already know this info graph, it's an old picture you probably would have come across it on social media.
Just relax cut some air to the kid. It could be his first post.

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alerti

😂😂😂

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Sebastian

I have seen similar ones, but this one was new to me, hence my request for clarification.

Can we please not call each other "kid"? I find that pretty condescending. We are all here to learn and contribute. Thank you for your understanding. 🙏

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Senik Hakobyan

It could be your first comment, if you're trying to be rude, vulgar and disrespectful.

You don't know anyone personally in this thread and non of us can be considered as a "kid" to you.

I hope you will think twice next time before writing an idiotic comment. I understand it's hard for you to write any valuable thing, but give it a try.

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David G. Horsman • Edited

Yikes. I thought "Cut the kid some slack" was idiom. As an old hermit me thinks there be many linguistic land mines to avoid here.
Heck, I treat all minors as having equal value and rights and avoid "talking down" to them.
Lol... I could be in trouble here....... sport?
(Note that "sport" is also condescending.)
(OT: Am I auto-liking my own comments?)

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Senik Hakobyan

It all depends when and with whom you are joking or sharing idioms or something else.

You are still wrong if your jokes and idioms are out of place.

If I don't know you personally, I'll never talk to you with "many linguistic land mines".

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David G. Horsman • Edited

I am confused about that last paragraph but assume you meant you would err on the side of caution.
None-the-less I think you kind of did in a indirect sense.
Was that not a little "over the top" given the offense?
"I hope you will think twice next time before writing an idiotic comment. I understand it's hard for you to write any valuable thing, but give it a try."
Yikes. Frankly I find that to be a double standard.

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David G. Horsman

Ahhh. As the OP you were greatly offened by being referred to as "kid" and possibly new.
That's reasonable I guess.

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Senik Hakobyan

I like the way you're analyzing the situation, lol.

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David G. Horsman

I literally can't help it Senik. I appologize for "brain picking" you.

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Nihar Raote

I'm not sure if my interpretation of this image is accurate, but I think it signifies that - the one in the comfort zone and the one in the fear zone, as well as the ones in the learning and growth zones, are one and the same. It's just that when you move from the comfort zone to the other zones, you don't necessarily shed your personality and core character traits completely. Both are you, but the one in the fear zone is a better version of you from the comfort zone. Similarly, the one in the learning zone is a better version of you from the fear zone.

Maybe that's why the circles are not mutually exclusive. Since even when you improve, you are still the same person, just more refined and better than your previous self.

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Sebastian

Yep, that interpretation works for me 👍