“Everything seems to change, every day,” Charlotte whispered. She felt the change, but had never said the words.
“Think about this,” I suggested, “if nothing changed in your company, what would your team members do every day?”
The anticipated blank stare pierced the silence.
“That’s right!” I exclaimed. “If nothing changed, they would never do anything different. They would continue to do the same thing they did the day before. And life would be good.
“But things do change, and that is why you have a job as a manager. Think of change as your job security. As long as there is change, you will have a job to do.
“As your customers change, as specifications change, as technologies change, as we find better ways to do things, your job, your role as a manager is to modify your systems and processes to accommodate those changes.
“The more things change, the more your company needs competent managers. Lecture over, last one through the door, turn out the lights.”