What’s that one thing that you’d like to get someone — anyone! — to do for you at the office? The one that keeps getting moved to next week’s “to do” list?

For me, it’s often picking up the phone to get speaking gigs — or invite people to the ones I’m doing.

What have I learned about breaking this cycle? Take a look at the best technique I’ve found.

Your brain is wired to prevent you from taking risks. 

Doing tough stuff at the office? Part of your brain is suggesting you keep kicking that can down the road.

What’s going on inside your head (at least about this) and how can you choose to take action on getting what you want? 

Spend a few minutes with me. Use what I share to activate your emotional brain. Then come away feeling more motivated and focused.

This stuff really works!

Want to know more about risk and your brain? Here’s an easy to read article in Fast Company.