"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else, is the greatest accomplishment." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do that, for what the world needs is more people who have come alive." Howard Thurman

"If you want to build a ship, then don't drum up men to gather wood, give orders and divide the work. Rather, teach them to yearn for the far and endless sea." Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"The art of life lies in a constant readjustment of our surroundings." Kakuzo Okakura

"Life is Change, Growth is Optional." Unknown

"Mistakes are the Portals of Discovery" James Joyce

Change Management

100_0745.JPGSay the word 'change' and people often go running in the opposite direction. What if we've been approaching it in all the wrong way? Deep down, we often want change, we can hear it in our conversations and what we see as not working. We are creatures of habit...we do want things different, but not at the expense of losing what we love or at least are familiar with.

The process of change is an art. In it's best expression, it continues to incorporate the values and key components of what is working, along with easing into the new behaviors in a way that's natural and builds on itself.  

Working%20Smart.jpgWhether we recognize the need for change, or the process has has been forced upon us by any number of circumstances, there are effective tools and processes that support the change experience with grace and ease...utilizing any resistance as fuel and momentum in a way that before you know it, the change has already happened.