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Oct 05, 2022

7 Ways of Embracing and Managing Change

by Cherie Foo

We’ve been dealing with so much change over the past few years – are we getting better at it, or is change fatigue wearing us out? If you feel like you’re struggling with all the change that you’re experiencing, know that you’re not alone. Dealing with a pandemic, witnessing loved ones getting sick, having work disrupted – all these things are immensely stressful, and it’s completely natural for these things to take a toll on you. In this article, we will share seven strategies for embracing change, and managing it (instead of letting it manage you). Read on to find out more! 1. Create contingency plans The most powerful thing you can do for yourself to manage change? Plan ahead. Think of contingency plans as safety nets. Once you have these in place, you know that you have a safeguard to rely on when things get tough. For example, think about how you’ll cope if your company starts retrenching people. You’ll experience much less stress if you know that you have sufficient money to tide you through while you look for a new job – so if you don’t already have that buffer in place, start saving up so that you do. At the same time, it’ll be easier for you to find a new job if you’ve got marketable skills, so make sure you upskill and keep yourself relevant, instead of getting complacent. 2. Recognize that stress is natural (and can be positive) Any overthinkers in the room? If […]

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