“Change is the only constant. Hanging on is the only sin.” – Denise McCluggage
Every once in a while I am astounded by certain people’s resistance to change. In any business or, in fact, any life, change is inevitable.
The world around us is changing so rapidly, how can we believe that we can, or should, escape it? I’m reminded of when my wife Heather and I first joined the corporate team of Town Sports International. We were immediately handed a copy of Spencer Johnson’s “Who Moved My Cheese”. The message of the book is simple, things change and if you don’t accept it and move on you’ll be left behind wondering where it all went and when is it coming back (which its not).
We can always improve how and what we do. How can we help more people? How can we have a greater impact? How can we improve the world? Change has it’s ups and downs but, the yin and yang of it is that without the downs there are no ups. Without the risk of failing, there’s no chance of improving, no growth.
We need to embrace change and go for that ride of what could be. With change the possibilities are endless.
“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston S. Churchill