Consequences of change
Change is natural for most businesses. Things hardly ever stay the way they are. If there’s no change, there’s no growth, and if there’s no growth, there’s decline.
But change is also a source of fear for many people. They know what they have, but when things change they don’t know what they will get. That makes people wonder if all those changes are necessary. And, let’s be honest, we all know enough examples of changes that didn’t do anyone much good.
That people have a fear of change is also understandable because a lot of changes are beyond their control. Someone decides that things have to change, and the people involved, often just notice the consequences. That, of course, doesn’t help to conquer fear, it only makes it worse.
Continuous change in businesses for a lot of people involved leads to one or both of the following emotions:
– Continuous Fear
Both of these are bad for people and bad for business. Continuous fear is bad for people because fear isn’t an emotion that we are supposed to have regularly. When you want to change something, but the people involved are scared or indifferent, then you can imagine that the change you’re aiming at doesn’t stand a chance. So we need to take it seriously and do something about it.
In this week’s video, I give you some valuable tips that can help you as a leader to deal with the fear of change. When you follow these tips, you will be able to implement changes without people being afraid. It will help you accomplish more, and it will also help you create a healthy environment for the people around you.
Curious? Have a look at the video, and let me know what you think.
See you next week!