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Constant Change Is Here To Stay

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  • Be fearless in the face of change.
  • Keep working the learning cycle; visualize decision-making as a continuous loop. The loop
    1. Awareness of change
    2. Consideration of options
    3. Selection of desirable direction and viable alternatives
    4. Implementation of a chosen solution
    5. Monitoring, and modifying the chosen direction as new changes occur.
  • Be prepared to change direction.
  • Encourage active inquiry into the efficacy of your decisions.
  • Model positive inquisitiveness in your organization.
  • Estimate the expected life of your decision, and review your decision no more than ½ way through it.
  • Remember, changing your mind is a positive attribute; choices encourage participants to perceive and respond to change more quickly and successfully.

Reference: HOW GREAT DECISIONS GET MADE: 10 EASY STEPS FOR REACHING AGREEMENT ON EVEN THE TOUGHEST ISSUES By Don Maruska

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Author:

Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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