What’s holding you back? What do you need to let go of? The old way? The old process? The old title, office space, or retirement contribution formula? Before you can move forward you need to get yourself out of the mud of the old reality.
The next change is coming. That much is guaranteed. The New Reality explains that there is a change process . . . that each employee is accountable to move through that process, search for solutions and create better outcomes for the customer. But none of that can occur until people let go of their old reality.
Phrases like: “This too shall pass,” “I’ll wait until it blows over,” “This won’t affect me,” “I can keep doing my job the way I always have” shout denial. You can’t move into the future until you let go of the past. Denial is like being stuck in the mud, spinning your tires, yet believing you’re driving down a sunny road.
New Reality Tips for Getting Out of Denial: