As a colleague of Nan’s, I often post here when things grab my attention about today’s workplace and sometimes, life. I worked a good part of my career in a company, where we frequently said the “C” in its name stood for change. It was continuous and constant. And, as odd as it may sound, it was something we could count on, came to expect. No day was the same! Perhaps, a few things didn’t change but most things did. While it kept the work new and exciting, it was often frustrating.
Similarly, there are times of the year where we expect change: as seasons begin and end, and holidays come and go; life events like births, weddings and deaths and workplace happenings including new jobs, new bosses and job losses. Plus, many more! These are changes we know and during our life we come to expect. But, what about all those other changes – some we choose, others not so much.
There are thousands of writings on this topic: entire books, articles, blogs and effective models dedicated to dealing, coping or embracing change in life, (continue reading →)