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By Todd Dewett | Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Change is often overrated. We’re programmed to believe that change at work is good, and necessary. But it’s not always true. Change is often difficult, and completely optional. In fact, most people and companies simply aren’t wired to deal with change effectively.
Every person and company has a finite capacity for change—a capacity that change often bumps up against and spills over. In a rush to meet changing market demands and stay on the cutting edge, companies often attempt to take on too much change, which is why many projects fail to finish on time and budget, or to deliver the intended results.
It doesn’t have to be this way, though. In this week’s first management tip, we’ll discuss change capacity, and understanding which types of change to initiate or adopt. It’s important to know how to implement change, but that won’t matter unless you have a clear understanding of your capacity for change.
The second, members-only tip this week helps you initiate change conversations. Big change always starts with simple conversations—so watch this week’s Management Tips and be sure you get it right!
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