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Eight Tips to Help You Adapt to Continuous Change

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Are you getting fed up or frustrated with continuous change?

Do you just want the world to stop, however briefly, to let you get a breather?

Have you thought about how to deal with the urgency mindset in your workplace?

Here are eight tips to help you adapt.


Tip #1
Learn along the way. Don’t wait for perfection (or getting it right) before moving forward. Learn from your mistakes.


Tip #2

Go for quick wins to build and maintain momentum, but keep your eye on the big picture.


Tip #3

Maintain a sense of urgency to keep everyone on their toes. Ask your co-workers: “How are we doing; how can we do better?”


Tip #4

Remember that you’re never “there.” Having a personal vision is your roadmap to keeping you on the right path.


Tip #5

Share what you learn. New knowledge enhances an organization’s ability to thrive in a changing economy.


Tip #6

Change is about people and how they not only adapt to circumstances but how they create their future together. If you’re in a leadership position, engage all of your people.


Tip #7

Adopt a high-tech, high-touch approach when you’re dealing with technology. Ensure that technology serves the organization and that people are not serving technology.


Tip #8

When in doubt, take a deep breath and plunge ahead.

Remember, the sun always rises.

Be open to outcome, not attached to it. — Angeles Arrien


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