Change tends to push us out of our comfort zone, which generates fear. But, as Winston Churchill once said, “There is nothing wrong in change, if it is in the right direction. To improve is to change, to be perfect is to have changed often.” What a great reframe! Churchill’s quote reminds us that not […]

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Part 1:  3 Questions To Assess Your Organization’s Readiness Are big changes on your company’s horizon? William and Susan Bridges, authors of “Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change” suggest asking three questions to make things go smoothly. First, what is changing? When high-level leaders communicate change in a vague, abstract way, it’s hard for […]

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Change and Continual Learning Are Essential To Growth Whether you’re the CEO, a middle manager, administrative assistant, or the security guard, continual learning and growth are key to your success. You need look no further than your cellphone or computer to see how rapidly technology is changing the way things get done. Today, keeping up […]

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Dear Teressa, My boyfriend was a top performer at his company and was recently laid off! This news has been very painful for him and has affected our relationship in many ways. I am trying to keep him motivated, provide support and get him to move on with his life. Can you provide me tips […]

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While the specific ways people react to change vary widely, there are always two components to everyone’s reaction.  One component is their logical reaction and the other, their emotional reaction. Here are two suggestions that can help you deal with changes in your workplace and life: First, get beneath the headline. Try to understand the […]

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