CHAPTER 5Staying Agile in a Constantly Changing Corporate World: Flexibility

What to Expect: Change is BAU (business as usual) in corporate America. In this chapter you will learn why flexibility is important and how to build a flexible working style so you can use change to your advantage.

Be firm on principle but flexible on method.

—Zig Zigler

Fact: The business world is in a constant state of change.

Global expansions, new competitors rising from every angle, technologies advancing and forcing out old business models—what some refer to as “change” should really be called “business as usual.”

Luckily, compared to older generations, we are familiar with change, and often embrace technology and new ideas. This puts us a step ahead, although ...

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