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The Art of Change Leadership by Cheryl Cran

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Chapter 11Thrive While Driving Transformation That Changes the World

Today, companies have to radically revolutionize themselves every few years just to stay relevant. That's because technology and the Internet have transformed the business landscape forever. The fast-paced digital age has accelerated the need for companies to become agile.

—Nolan Bushnell

Survey Says

The future is either something you anticipate with positive expectation or it is something you fear because of the uncertainty or the unknown.

As stated previously in this book, when you focus on consistent reorganization, you are eagerly awaiting the future, you prepare for it, and you have positive expectation that the future will be even better than the past and the present. However, if you focus on the past as the only place where you were happy and if you focus on the past as a source of pain, then you are operating in a restore approach. This entire book has been written to help you to reorganize at higher levels than before. The goal that I set out when I envisioned this book was to provide a transformational guidebook for leaders and teams to take a hold of individual ability to drive transformation. A company is an organism, and a fully functioning organism ensures that all of its parts are working together toward a common purpose. I prepared a survey for this book that was sent out to over 250 leaders in the United States, which asked them 10 questions that speak to the existing challenges that leaders ...

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