- Recognize that changes is here to stay.
- Understand the loss of control is at the heart of change.
- Understand the importance of resilience in adapting the change.
- Know your quota for change.
- Become more conscious of your own response to change.
- Expect the unexpected so that you are rarely surprised that you are surprised.
- Be ready for resistance, whether you view a change as positive or negative.
- Know your orientations to change – danger or opportunity.
- Know your capabilities for the competencies for resilience.
- Look for opportunity in the changing situations.
- Develop a “can-do” attitude.
- Hold your focus on long term goal & priorities.
- Generate a wide range of possibilities to creatively address uncertainty.
- Reach out to others for resources, prospective, and support.
- Organize information and data into structured approaches.
- Be proactive and try out new solutions
- Maintain a dynamic balance by developing a balance portfolio of resilience traits.
- Create a resilience development plan.
- Work in terms to leverage individuals resilience characteristics with synergy.
- Work in nimble organizations if you can and help make the one you are in more nimble.
- Take resilience with you wherever you go.
We can say with great confidence that if you become a more resilient, you will be able to handle the changes in your life more gracefully and be a happier, more effective person throughout the course of your life.
Remember, it is not what happen to you, it’s how you responded that matters. Life is going to throw you a lot of “Curve Balls.” What you expect will happen and how you perceive what just happened will shape how you respond. And you are in control of your expectations and perceptions.
Being able to adapt more quickly has become a core life skills. Mastering the art of change with resilience will help you live your life with more skill and finesse.