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How To Work Through An Upper Limit Challenge

Remember the movie A Few Good Men? Jack Nicholson screamed that at Tom Cruise. Well, this is another time when you may not be able to handle the truth. We dig into The Upper Limit Challenge in this episode. You may discover the obstacles that are holding you back are right between your ears.

Episode #673 July 19, 2019

Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 minutes to dive into real life questions about finding your passion, deciding what kind of life you want to live – and then finding or creating work that allows you to show up every day, excited to be able to do something that is meaningful, fulfilling – and profitable.  This is where normal, indecision and ambiguity come to die.  Welcome to the 48 Days Radio Show.


1. What is the Upper Limit Challenge?

Find out how Gaye Hendrix defines it in The Big Leap

We self sabotage until our reality matches our sense of deserving.

How to spot when you have an Upper Limit Challenge

Find out more on this podcast: What happens when the dog catches the car

2. How do I overcome it when I recognize it?

If we can recognize our Upper Limit Challenges, we can learn to raise it.

Develop the right mindset.

Get around the right people (the right network).


“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't – you're right.” Henry Ford Click To Tweet

6 Steps to Work Through Your Upper Limit Challenge:

  1. Acknowledge the upper limit problem. Knowing the problem is half the solution
  2. Expand positive feelings, thoughts, and ideas
  3. Accept your gift
  4. Stop Self-Sabotage
  5. Increase Your Confidence – Use some of the tips in The Magic of Thinking Big
  6. Expand Your Comfort Zone

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