Dr. Patt Schwab of FUNDamentally Speaking works with business, government and non-profit organizations to work through the challenge of change. We have been working our way through her acronym, SKATE. She often presents on this very topic:
When Hell Freezes Over, Ice SKATE.
The T stands for ‘Think about the good things.’ At first I thought that was a bit light-weight until she explained how it sets us up for successfully navigating the change before us.
Take a listen but get your pencil out. You’ll have homework.
After you listen, take Dr. Schwab’s 200 challenge. Come on, you can do it!
When HELL Freezes over, Ice Skate
Got Stress? Try a WHINE and Cheese Party
Got Stress? Part II: Maybe Screaming at Work is a Bad Idea
Change is Inevitable. Keep Your Perspective with Humor
Two (More) Steps to Dealing with Change at Work: Analyze and Accept
Dealing with Change: Accept comes before Action
If good loan quality and strong borrower relationships are important to you, go SKATING.