Mastering Your Reality: Andy Molinsky

In every moment, you choose who you want to be and how you want to live your life. It’s your ultimate power, and your inescapable responsibility. You’re the master of your reality.

In every moment, you choose who you want to be and how you want to live your life. It’s your ultimate power, and your inescapable responsibility. You’re the master of your reality.

It doesn’t always feel that way, though. Too often, we believe the awful fictions of our fears, believe our misguided assumptions and our faulty logic; we surrender to our self-limitations; we misperceive our strengths, our weaknesses, our luck and our success; we perpetuate our insecurities and vanities; and we fail to listen to each other, and to our own hearts.

How do we take control, creating the lives we want for ourselves with awareness and accountability? That’s the question we’ll explore in this interview series, Mastering Your Reality. We’ll explore the question with remarkable people who clearly have much to teach us on the subject.

Today’s guest is one such person. Professor Andy Molinsky has written two phenomenal books (Global Dexterity and REACH). He studies how we get out of our comfort zone, the skill to work outside of our comfort zone, and also the courage to get that place in the first instance. I invite you to join my conversation with Andy, in this episode of the Mastering Your Reality Interview Series.


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