Embrace Change, Don’t Fear It w/ Jill Barnard | Video Episode 9

July 28, 2020

“The only constant is change.” A famous Greek philosopher spoke those words hundreds of years ago, and yet they sound like they could be invented today. We are certainly living through a time of unprecedented change. As a leader, you’re given the unique responsibility to manage through change. So how do you steer your organization into embracing the change, rather than running from it? Jill Barnard gives us some tips on today's "embrace change, don't fear it" video episode of CFO Weekly: Learn to Pivot If you can’t pivot quickly, you’re going to get left behind. Your competitors are doing everything they can to adapt as quickly as they can, so seize this opportunity to learn new ways of doing things. Overcommunicate If you don't give your employees information, they’re going to invent their own, whether it’s true or not. Embrace Video Humans are wired for connection, and in our current climate, enough is changing without forcing people to not see one another’s faces. It’s amazing the human connection you can achieve through seeing someone’s face. Get out in front of the change, recognize their hesitations, and lead your team THROUGH change rather than trying to avoid it or lead them around. Learn more.

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