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Changes in the economic climate

We often hear that change is part of life.  Similarly change is part of business and the world we live in.  The question often is how we deal with change.  Some of us welcome and embrace change, while others want the status quo. From what I have observed, most of us are willing to deal with some change, but still want some things to stay the same.  Let’s face it, if there was no change, life and business would be very boring.  There would be no adventure and nothing to look forward to.

In terms of the economic climate we have seen a lot of change.  Some of us have adapted well to these changes, while others has struggled to adapt.  Unfortunately, we can’t all do business in the same way we have become accustomed to.  For some, this entails considerable change, for others it may simply require some minor adjustments, or ‘tweaking”.

With regard to the economic climate, we have two choices.  We can sit back and do nothing or we can embrace the current scene and figure out what to do to handle the situation.  We can continue to attempt to do business as usual or we can establish a pro-active approach to handle the challenges we are faced with.  Fortunately, we do have the ability to change our environment for the better.  Although we don’t want to change just for the sake of change, it is also critical to be aware that things outside of our control do change and we must be ready, willing and able to control our lives and businesses in spite of the shifts taking place in the world around us.