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Turning Adversity Into Opportunity by James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner

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IntroductionStrategies for Turning Adversity Into Opportunity

Not too long ago, normal meant stable. Normal meant slow and steady. Normal meant you could predict what was going to happen tomorrow based on what had happened today.

But the world is very different now, and you had better get used to it. There is no turning back. In today’s reality, normal means turbulence. Normal means disruption. Normal means chaos. Normal means expect the unexpected. Normal means that you can’t predict tomorrow’s winners based on today’s successes. Normal means that leaders and their teams have to be able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances. Normal requires improvisation.

Turbulent. Disruptive. Chaotic. Unexpected. Unpredictable. Changing. While these ...

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