How do you feel about change? Change is something that happens to us every day. Historically, humans haven’t adapted to change that well and didn’t have to that much. Now, things have sped up drastically. The rate of change we are currently experiencing can be exhausting if we aren’t wired to accept and deal with change. Change in technology, business, and consumer preferences continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate. Erika Andersen is here to talk about making our team change capable and rewiring for change.
Erika is the author of Change from the Inside Out: Making You, Your Team, and Your Organization Change-Capable, a practical guide for us and our teams to thrive in an era of continual change. Erika is the founder of Proteus, a training and consulting firm that focuses on leader readiness. She is also a consultant and advisor to CEOs and top executives of several major corporations. She also speaks about leadership and business. She has authored several books about leadership and business strategies.
As small business owners and entrepreneurs, we all know how important it is to deal with change. We talk about how change is hard and why humans are hardwired to keep things the same. We talk about being change-capable, not filled with dread at the thought of change. Erika explains the change arc, our internal beliefs systems, and the mindset shifts necessary to embrace change as a step toward a more positive future. We also talk about concepts in her book, from change levers to the five stages of change.
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Erika Andersen thank you so much for being here!
Remember, you might be in business FOR yourself but you are not in business BY yourself.
Be your best self. Be proud and keep changing the world.
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Host Jeffrey Shaw is a Small Business Consultant, Brand Management Consultant, Business Coach for Entrepreneurs, Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker and author of LINGO and The Self Employed Life (May 2021). Supporting self-employed business owners with business and personal development strategies they need to create sustainable success.