Dealing with change and the 5Rs
When building resilience, we encourage people to see change and transition as two different things. The difference is subtle but important. Change is external whereas transition is internal. It’s how we think about change, engage and respond to it. Having the skills to adapt means transitioning is the holy grail of successful change.Read more
A blinkered drive towards meeting organisational outcomes for success at all costs, often ignores the fundamental importance of sustaining a happy and engaged workforce who genuinely want to come to work every day. So, leadership cannot afford to ignore poor attitudes and behaviours in themselves and others and acknowledge the potential and necessity that a more resilient workplace culture is both possible and likely.
In times of change, an organisation builds adaptive behaviour progressively through four phases. Enabling them to adapt to challenge and uncertainty through engaging with change with strong problem-solving capabilities, high levels of creativity, strong leadership and the ability to develop supportive and trusting relationships with those around them.
Being a parent is the hardest job in the world, we have no training & no manual, pick your battles and keep the communication open, and remember this pressure is far different to what we went through at their age.
In a world of demanding workloads, change, uncertainty, mergers and acquisitions, developing resilience is crucial for success.