Change is the New Black

I heard somebody say this the other day – and had to smile.  I think it’s not only kind of funny, but true: change has become the basic, day-in-day-out reality of business life.  I was asked recently to write an article for on being strategic in these times of such deep and consistent change.  It was part of a special report package about change management.

I very much enjoyed writing it – and Fred Allen,’s leadership editor, had some excellent edits that made it even crisper – but I enjoyed even more Forbes’ appreciation of the need for staying strategic in times of change.  As I’ve said before, it’s all too easy to default to the tactical/survival/hunker down mentality when things are looking unfamiliar and scary.

It takes clarity, courage and focus to keep thinking about how to create a successful future for yourself, your family, your business in times of change. I like to think that the tools and approaches Proteus offers help provide the clarity and focus.

The courage is up to each of us.

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