Managing change is tough, really tough. Sometimes you need to know when to get out and sometimes you just need to dig in. If you are in the latter camp then here’s a quote an old friend passed to me that made a difference.
“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and persistence alone, always has and always will, solve the problems of the human race”. Calvin Coolidge
My thanks to Gerry Godley for this quote.
Here’s the idea: If you really are wasting your time on this change project, get out. If not, make a decision to stay and list every obstacle that’s stopping you from achieving your objectives. Take each obstacle and write all the actions required to make the obstacle disappear. Then act.
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