Order is always desired by many individuals, especially adults. With order, they will be able to know what will happen exactly on the planned date and time. This will help them control their situation and react to the problem. Your life can go smoothly with little challenges.
But being stable and staying in order is not really the recipe for success. You may have noticed that some of the most successful people in the world have that "eccentric" behavior. Their eccentricity often push them to work not just on what was specified. They work outside the box and because of their creativity, they became successful.
Many people complain that they can’t seem to hold a good career even though they do what’s asked of them. But that’s exactly the cause why success did not come their way. All they did was doing what was asked. They never challenged the system or found a way to provide more than just what was asked.
Those who opted to stay with the routine do not provide something special or unique that can help the company improve. In today’s business setting, success is not just based on what you can do to make the company float but on how to make the company move further.
Risk vs. Stupidity
But you have to remember that success is not just simply doing something odd or different. There is a big difference between creativity and just plain stupidity. Managers can easily identify creativity for their business which means crazy ideas can just waste their time.
In fact, some call creativity in the office as a risk. Many businesses wants to be impressed with the ideas they see from their employees but most can be annoyed by those who did not have the creativity they want.
Initiative and Leadership
Aside from being creative when you force yourself to get out of routine, you are also showing your initiative and leadership. Managers will not always be in the operations talking to agents and supervising their actions. This means something might go wrong and there is no one in-charge.
You can come out of your shell and become the leader instantly. Your initiative to fix things will boost your reputation in the office and might be immediately rewarded by your immediate superiors. Of course, this might not happen in an instant but your deeds will be remembered.
Planning Your Future vs. Compromise
Many people are afraid of going out of the box simply because it will cause them to deviate from their future plans. Everyone has dreams and with stability in their life, they would be able to reach their dreams if they just stick to the plan. But oftentimes, dreams can be crushed because of unexpected events. When this happens, you have to be ready to compromise.
In fact, you have to force yourself to get out of routine in order to become successful in the business. This success ingredient is not a secret but requires lot of courage on your end.