How to Deal Effectively with a Change Thrust on You

My newest article is called, How to Deal Effectively with a Change Thrust On You.

Here’s the short version:

A major change is thrust on you today.

Don’t go into shock. Don’t react without thinking. Don’t run out to buy a book on how to deal with change.

Learn from Changes In Your Past

Instead remind yourself you’ve been dealing with changes your whole life. Step back and ask yourself three questions about any one of those changes.

  1. What did I do that was effective in dealing with that change, and why was it effective?
  2. What did I do that was not effective in dealing with that change, and why was it not effective?
  3. What would I differently if I could go back and redo my response to that change, and why do I think that would have been more effective than what I did?

If you invest fifteen minutes in thinking about three major changes you’ve dealt with in the past ten years, you will quickly assemble several useful ideas on how to deal effectively with the change you’re facing today. Look at your ideas and put the most useful ones into action right away.

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