“Old Dogs and New Tricks”

posted by Karey
January 16, 2015

“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” 

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How many times have you heard this old saying as an excuse for not trying something new or avoiding a fresh approach? Animal experts say that a dog of almost any age can learn new tricks. So, this is true for the human too. Humans, including myself in the past, have a tendency to say, “I’m too old to change.” And then I came to work at Blue Pony.

Saying we are too old to change is just an excuse to avoid the effort required to learn or experiment in areas that put us out of our “comfort zone.” When you try something new, you often feel uneasy about it, so you just don’t do it. Your personal “comfort zone” is where you are comfortable in what you are doing in your job, your life and your experiences. It is when you have no feelings of risk or anxiety. The downside of always staying in your comfort zone is that it can be very limiting.

The past few decades have seen enormous and accelerating changes in technology and social structure, especially in the companies in which we all work. The pace of change can almost wear a person out. The world passes us by as we stand still. Complacency, in our fast-paced competitive world, can be fatal to business and severely limit personal and professional growth. If you are not learning, trying new things and growing, your job or business may be deteriorating.

Working in a digital technology company has definitely brought me out of my comfort zone. I am sure there are many other people out there that have the same feelings that I did, but working with a company like Blue Pony has made me realize there are so many options to help people market their businesses while keeping up with the times.

 Blue Pony offers options to companies like custom built apps, live event content, digital signage that can be remotely managed, 3D projection mapping and so much more. Blue Pony will help take that uneasiness out of successfully growing your business and make you look good too.

Loving technology and all the benefits it has given us.

Loving technology and all the benefits it has given us.

 Having a positive attitude toward learning and changing may be one of the most important characteristics of successful people. I have read that those who are successful and happy have developed and maintained a positive outlook about change and continuous improvement.

 This positive attitude is not accidental. Successful business people know how to create a positive attitude and positive motivation for themselves. They don’t just wait for it to happen. They purposely create positive change. Blue Pony wants to help you get positive results out of every dollar you invest in your project.

 As you try new things, you gain confidence. Confidence makes you feel powerful and good. And when you are confident that you can survive new ideas, you allow yourself to try even more new things.

 Make personal and professional growth a lifelong habit. If you are an old dog or a young pup, call Blue Pony to help you with your next project.

You will not become an old dog as long as you keep learning new tricks.

Look at me... I even learned how to use a smart phone!

Look at me… I even learned how to use a smart phone!

KareyFeaturedKarey Davis
is Sales & Marketing Director at Blue Pony

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