It's nonsense to fear
is a big part of the reality in business. Too many
managers believe that standing
still is the safest
business strategy. But it is not. The
environment is constantly changing. " New
New products. Any
business that ignores these facts is doomed to collapse."
management style that forces people to change. The decision to
make a change happens so fast that most people have little time to dwell
actions. All they know is that keeping an eye out for change
is both exhilarating and fun."
Spark others to
deal with change
into the change process. Start with
and provide all managers with the tools and training they need to engineer
drive change throughout the company. "Start with
reality... When everybody gets the same facts, they'll generally
come up with the same
Prepare employees for change
by incorporating the very concept into the
values of the
Deal with change in a
Winners win because they
aren’t afraid to make changes. They take on foes that scare others and
never flinch. Reassess the situation
change before you have to. "If the rate of change inside an
organization is less that the rate of change outside... their end is in
and long-term change
why do we do it that way?" meetings. Invite colleagues to
contribute one idea on changing something important at the company.
Don't be afraid to
buck conventional wisdom. "Willingness to change is a
strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total
confusion for a while."
"To truly stay one step ahead, devise
one year and three-year plans based on different scenarios."
Change never ends. Never stop thinking
need for change. Prepare your company for
make change a great constant. "The goal may be the same, never-ending
growth, but the tools and methods are constantly evolving. Start every
day as if it were your first day on the job. Make whatever changes are
Reexamine your agenda constantly. Rewrite
it, if necessary. In that way, you
avoid falling back on old habit."