Change is inevitable; and often, out of your control - but you have a superpower - you control your response to change and all the uncertainty that accompanies it. Developing a healthy approach to change means focusing on the path ahead, recognizing the opportunities change brings, and staying positive and supportive throughout.
While Merriam-Webster Online defines change (n.) as “the act, process, or result of alteration, transformation, or substitution”; that definition is far too literal to address the true impact change can have on your life. To that end, it’s easier to define change by what it is not - comfortable, equitable, or easy. These activities focus on steps to take when facing change, how change can affect motivation, and how embracing change can impact your influence on change.
Greek philosopher Heraclitus TL:DR’ed/nailed it with “There is nothing permanent except change.” - life and work are defined by it. Being prepared for change means developing skills that . Learn how to cope with change by improving the way you approach, adapt, and respond to change.
The workplace is an environment in constant flux - changes occur across all levels, teams, projects, policies, and - are we still listing these? The impact of change is mitigated when you learn to embrace change by recognizing and engaging the opportunities it presents.