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How to Deal With Resistance to Change

career & business leadership & impact Jul 01, 2021

Are you or your organization going through a transition? 

In times of change, the natural reaction is to resist change. Whether you're experiencing changes at work or at home, I imagine you know that it can be difficult to adapt to change. 

“Change is not a four-letter word...but often your reaction to it is!”

- Jeffrey Gitomer

So, why is it so hard for people to change? In a nutshell, change introduces the unknown and our subconscious mind will do everything in its power to keep us safe.

The good news is that you can effectively manage the resistance to change and learn how to lead your team through any transition to achieve your desired outcomes.

I invite you to check out the recent interview I had with Tim Creasey, Chief Innovation Officer at Prosci®, on The MINDset Game® podcast. You will learn helpful change management strategies that could save you a lot of time, money, and energy. Click here to watch the interview on YouTube. 

And, check out the Forbes article that I wrote on this topic, titled "Three Tips for Managing Resistance to Change", to gain even more insights and tools.

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