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Why You Should Break Through Your Boundaries

You set boundaries without realizing it, but boundaries, like rules, are made to be broken.

This story appears in the January 2021 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Have you ever seen a dog that’s trained with an electronic collar? It’s quite a thing. They learn where their boundary is and then never cross it. It’s as if they’re stuck behind an invisible wall.

Nigel Parry

Now here’s a horrifying idea: We humans are a lot like those dogs. We also stop short of invisible walls. We’ve done it our entire careers. But unlike dogs, we often make those boundaries ourselves.

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