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How To Avoid Golden Handcuffs

The problem with getting good at something is the temptation to perpetually avoid the unknown for fear of discomfort. This week we talk about an issue that’s real for many mid-career professionals – the “Golden Handcuffs” – ie: the allure of staying in a financially comfortable arrangement at the expense of personal growth. We talk about how this paradox applies to us and why it’s important to acknowledge when you’ve been comfortable for too long.

We draw a parallel to the career of famed author Steven Pressfield (of The Legend of Bagger Vance and The War of Art) and why he didn’t become the prolific author he is today until late in his life.

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