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How to Stay Positive in the Face of Change

In the life of a career professional, nothing stays the same for long.

Jeff Davidson

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        Have you noticed? So far, 2022 doesn’t seem much different from 2021. But hold on! In the life of a career professional, nothing stays the same for long. On many days, “change” seems to be the only constant. So ease up when change hits you!  Everyone is in the same boat.

        Here are some strategies for handling the eight varieties of change – personal change, organizational change, institutional change, technical change, social change, cultural change, global change, and “other” change – that be confronting you:

Personal Change

        Recognize that most people only change when levels of fear or pain get too high. Work on one issue at a time. Changing habits requires 21 days. Learn methodically and completely.

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 Organizational Change

        Read your organization’s quarterly and annual reports, 10Ks, 10Qs, press releases, shareholder statements, and other information about new developments.

Institutional Change

        Observe who is in power of large institutions. If changes are coming, they are likely to reflect the views of the person at the top, be it the president, CEO, directors, or other top officials.

Technical Change

        Keep pace with what your customers/clients use, and employ the same to communicate and serve them. Embrace, don’t fear new technology. Seek mentors and gurus.           

Social Change

        Switch on the television, surf the web, read USA Today, listen to popular talk show hosts, read articles by widely circulated columnists, and stay observant. Social change is visible.

Cultural Change

        Don’t expend energy here. Cultural change is long run social change, often years or decades in the making. If you simply live through it, you’ll have much of the information you need.

Global Change

        Travel far and wide to gain a first hand look. If this is not practical, read The Economist, speak to foreigners, and listen to international radio broadcasts (often in English).

Other Change

        Surround yourself with alert friends, sharp co-workers, and peers through professional, civic, and social organizations. Networking, listening, and reading will serve you well. 

 

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Senate Showdown Over “Voting Rights” Headed for Defeat | Schaftlein Report

Guest: Vince Everett Ellison – Author of the new book “25 Lies: Exposing Democrats Most Dangerous, Seductive, Damnable, Destructive Lies and How to Refute Them”

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Senate Showdown Over “Voting Rights” Headed for Defeat | Schaftlein Report
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Guest: Vince Everett Ellison – Author of the new book “25 Lies: Exposing Democrats Most Dangerous, Seductive, Damnable, Destructive Lies and How to Refute Them”
Topics:
1) Pure Political Theater over a Non-Issue in Democratic Controlled Senate
2) Vince takes us through his book detailing Democratic Lies
3) Biden hit new Low in Gallup Poll with 40% Approval and 56% Not – This is actually higher than other recent polling where his approval rating was as low as 33%
*Hispanic and Independent Voters are abandoning Biden
This spells TROUBLE for Democrats

https://rumble.com/embed/vqapcq/?pub=4 Senate Showdown Over “Voting Rights” Headed for Defeat | Schaftlein Report ——————- Guest: Vince Everett Ellison – Author of the new book “25 Lies: Exposing Democrats Most Dangerous, Seductive, Damnable, Destructive Lies and How to Refute Them” Topics: 1) Pure Political Theater over a Non-Issue in Democratic Controlled Senate 2) Vince takes us through his book detailing Democratic Lies 3) Biden hit new Low in Gallup Poll with 40% Approval and 56% Not – This is actually higher than other recent polling where his approval rating was as low as 33% *Hispanic and Independent Voters are abandoning Biden This spells TROUBLE for Democrats

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PUTIN POKES THE BEAR: Russian Troops Move Toward Ukraine as World Warns

There may be no peaceful end to this situation.

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While it has long been understood that Vladimir Putin is a figure representing chaos on the world’s stage, (whether covertly or proudly), the sort of trouble that he’s stirring up this week won’t likely have a peaceful end.

Putin appears hellbent on finding a way and a reason to take Ukraine back under Russian control.  The tiny nation, rich in natural gas and other resources, is far too minuscule to put up a fight, and so it will be up to the rest of the world to deter the Kremlin.

And despite a number of unmistakable warnings, Putin appears unfazed.

Russia is a sending an unspecified number of troops from the country’s far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said Tuesday, a deployment that will further beef up Russian military presence near Ukraine amid Western fears of a planned invasion.

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Amid the soaring tensions, the White House warned that Russia could attack its neighbor at “any point,” while the U.K. delivered a batch of anti-tank weapons to Ukraine.

Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said the joint drills with Belarus would involve practicing a joint response to external threats.

Ukrainian officials have warned that Russia could launch an attack on Ukraine from several directions, including from its ally Belarus.

As for any attempts to stop the Russian invasion?  They were squashed when a well-known Putin mouthpiece announced on television that any push to keep Putin from getting what he wants could end in the opposition being turned into “radioactive dust”.

 

While it has long been understood that Vladimir Putin is a figure representing chaos on the world’s stage, (whether covertly or proudly), the sort of trouble that he’s stirring up this week won’t likely have a peaceful end. Putin appears hellbent on finding a way and a reason to take Ukraine back under Russian control.  The tiny nation, rich in natural gas and other resources, is far too minuscule to put up a fight, and so it will be up to the rest of the world to deter the Kremlin. And despite a number of unmistakable warnings, Putin appears unfazed. Russia is a sending an unspecified number of troops from the country’s far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said Tuesday, a deployment that will further beef up Russian military presence near Ukraine amid Western fears of a planned invasion. Amid the soaring tensions, the White House warned that Russia could attack its neighbor at “any point,” while the U.K. delivered a batch of anti-tank weapons to Ukraine. Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said the joint drills with Belarus would involve practicing a joint response to external threats. Ukrainian officials have warned that Russia could launch an attack on Ukraine from several directions, including from its ally Belarus. As for any attempts to stop the Russian invasion?  They were squashed when a well-known Putin mouthpiece announced on television that any push to keep Putin from getting what he wants could end in the opposition being turned into “radioactive dust”.  

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