The Pain of Growing Vs. Remaining Stagnant

I have a very BIG CONFESSION to make: I HATE BEING A BEGINNER!   As a Type A professional, I love being an authority. I truly hate being a beginner because that means that I am making dumb (in my mind) mistakes that I wouldn’t make being an expert. However, I know that this the […]

Change is Messy!

Change is messy. It really is. A lot of people want change in their personal and professional lives but want it to be nice and neat. Well, that’s not how change works. It is like growth. You cannot grow without some pains. Change is inevitable. It happens whether we are ready or not. This year […]

Harvard Business Review : The Hard Side of Change Management

We at PositivityChange will be the first to admit that change is hard. Yes, we like different circumstances but we dislike how growth makes things uncomfortable. Here is an article from Harvard Business Review entitled The Hard Side of Change Management. It gives 4 points (Duration, Integrity, Commitment and Effort) to more effectively managing change. […]

This Week in Positive Change Management: Handling High-Visibility Projects as a Newbie

Follow these four tips towards handling high-visibility projects as a newbie. Be thankful that someone had entrusted you with this opportunity. This is a positive change event. Instead of being overwhelmed, be happy to view this as a chance to prove yourself in the marketplace and increase your professional credibility and visibility. Taking this more […]

Enhancing Positive Risk

Managing positive risk is indispensable towards increased personal and professional growth. There are four positive risk techniques: enhance, exploit, accept and share. Enhancing positive risk means distributing the risk among participants. For instance, if your team lands a huge contract, they will split the bonus money amongst themselves. Enhancing a positive risk is a win-win […]