Last week I started a series on change by introducing “6 ways to Deal with Different.” The first step … Choose Courage over Comfort.
It is amazing how hearts can get sideways when something changes. Attitudes spew out of some, while others stuff their frustration. Either way, when a leader’s heart is selfish, subversive, or sneaky, change becomes a nightmare.
Jack Welch once said, “When the rate of external change exceeds the rate of internal change, disaster is imminent.” The point? You better make sure your heart is constantly growing and preparing to adapt and adjust. Especially in today’s crazy culture of constant change.
I still say choose courage over comfort … dare, dream, and do. But please don’t forget to work on your heart. It will help you deal with different.
Leadership Begins at Home,
What are some ways a leader can keep his heart right in the midst of change?
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Randy is an author, speaker, executive coach, and the CEO of InteGREAT Leadership. He invests his time encouraging leaders around the world.