Are your people resisting your changes? That’s normal!

Hearing a lot of grumbling when you try to implement changes? Disappointed by the lack of recognition for your efforts? Don’t lose hope.Use these tips to better take stock of the situation and ease the transition.

You know that a lobster’s shell is hard. When it has finally outgrown it, it has to hide from predators while growing a new one. And at what point does a lobster decide to go through all this trouble? Only when its shell is so uncomfortable it can’t stand it anymore!

With people, it’s the same thing, only more complicated. Even when we know a change will be good for us, when the time comes, it’s hard to accept. We tend to get stuck in our old ways.

If you’re leading a change, remember the following: