In a constantly changing landscape, being adaptable to change is required to be successful in business. These best change management slogans and quotes serve as just a small testimony to the type of effort and response that change can have in your environment.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win.
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.
All I want to do is change the world.
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
As dealing with change becomes a regular activity, leading it becomes a skill to hone, an internal capacity to master.
Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
Change before you have to.
Change can either challenge or threaten us. Our beliefs pave your way to success or block you.
Change cannot be put on people. The best way to instill change is to do it with them. Create it with them.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.
Change has its enemies.
Change in all things is sweet.
Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
Change is not only likely, it’s inevitable.
Change is such hard work.
Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you’ve got.
Culture does not change because we desire to change it. Culture changes when the organization is transformed – the culture reflects the realities of people working together every day.
Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Each of us has the opportunity to change and grow until our very last breath. Happy creating.
Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics – a rational ethics – as a precondition of rebirth.
Few things are more important during a change event than communication from leaders who can paint a clear and confidence-inspiring vision of the future.
For changes to be of any true value, they’ve got to be lasting and consistent.
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
I developed a resistance to authority. Not to discipline, I learned that. But to authority. I like to think for myself. And I like to cause trouble.
I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it.
If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.
If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
If you feel like it’s difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.
If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
If you want what you’re saying heard, then take your time and say it so that the listener will actually hear it.
I’m not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything.
In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable.
In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg.
It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.
Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.
Our only security is our ability to change.
Paralyze resistance with persistence.
People don’t resist change. They resist being changed!
People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician.
People will try to tell you that all the great opportunities have been snapped up. In reality, the world changes every second, blowing new opportunities in all directions, including yours.
Powerful and sustained change requires constant communication, not only throughout the rollout but after the major elements of the plan are in place. The more kinds of communication employed, the more effective they are.
Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is.
Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence – it is to act with yesterday’s logic
The key to change … is to let go of fear.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.
The people must have ownership in the vision. They need to be enabled to accomplish it. If there is one investment you should make, it is in people.
The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.
The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon. If anything, competition in most industries will probably speed up even more in the next few decades.
The reality is that the only way change comes is when you lead by example.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
True change takes place in the imagination.
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
We cannot change anything until we accept it.
We live in a moment of history where change is so sped up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
When it becomes more difficult to suffer than to change… you will change.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.
You can’t build an adaptable organization without adaptable people–and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to.
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
Your success in life isn’t based on your ability to simply change. It is based on your ability to change faster than your competition, customers and business.
You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
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