Archive for December 13th, 2006

On Change

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

People hate change. People love change.

Some people react to any change with fear and doubt – holding on to tradition with fists tight and minds closed. Some people react to change by enthusiastically adopting every new thing just because it’s new, without thought of consequence.

Both views are flawed.

Those who reject change blindly ultimately fail to adapt to the world. Like dinosaurs, their fate is to vanish into fossilized memory.

Those who accept change blindly strew havoc and destruction in their wake, not realizing that their new approach may be inferior to the tried and true.

Change is a partner, one who should be courted and examined thoughtfully before being invited to move in.

Change and BBYO

BBYO is currently facing change. You’ve heard the words:

Engagement – Updated Policies – Dashboard – B-Linked

These all represent significant changes for BBYO. Over the days to come, I will explore all of these in more depth.

But I’m going to give you a preview now.

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