Embrace Change

External and Internal Change


We all know that change is inevitable in every area of our lives, so why are we often so resistant to change? In this post, produced in partnership with Soderquist Leadership, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy explains how embracing and leading change can help you become your very best. Dan Cathy is the Chairman, President, and CEO of Chick-fil-A, the largest quick-serve chicken restaurant chain and one of the largest family owned businesses in the United States.



Dan said he thinks about this quote often, “When the rate of external change exceeds the rate of internal change, disaster is imminent.”  

How have external changes like the economy, technology, or policy affected your business? Have you ever faced disaster, or have you always been prepared to handle change? How so?
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How do you respond to change? Do you embrace it, or are you more resistant to it? Why?
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How has change challenged you to be or create your very best in life and in your business?
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Effective leaders are not afraid of change. Rather, they embrace change and lead change. Consider what might be changing around you right now and where it could take you.


Content from this post was taken from the course Effective Leadership in the Marketplace. To view the entire course, click here.  


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