We Need to Better Lead Organizational Change
In today’s business environment, avoiding change is not an option – change is inevitable. There is no “magical” solution to business problems. It takes courage to face the challenge of change, to reverse course, or to accept a new way of operating. And, to succeed, we all need to better lead organizational change.
What We Can Do
First you need to accept the principle of change. Change will happen by design or by default. You can try to resist change, fear change, doubt change, and be angry at change but then you cede control over it. Change management consulting experts know that you need to move past these emotions and get on with dealing positively and effectively with your ability to better lead organizational change.
Five Ways to Better Lead Organizational Change
To better lead organizational change in five areas:
If you are open to the new and different, you are open to the possibilities that change can bring.
Instead, shift your victim mentality to thinking about how the changes can be good for you and for the company.
Work on coping strategies and on solutions together. This will give you support and a much broader view of how to meet change successfully head-on.
The Bottom Line
Change simply IS, but your reaction to it is under your control. Take charge of leading and navigating change with a positive attitude, a mind open to new possibilities, the cooperation of others and strategic moves to deal with it successfully.
To learn more about how to create effective change, download The 5 New Lenses of Change that Leaders Must Get Right
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