Posts Tagged ‘change’

If it is possible for something to change, you can bet your bottom dollar it’s changing at the moment! Life in Universities used to be fairly stable, fairly quiet and fairly predictable, but no more. There are challenges on all horizons, many of them very exciting.  I am quite happy to embrace change – my family complain that I change the house around on such a frequent basis that people can never find anything. And I’m amazed at how long it takes to get used to a cutlery drawer having moved from one location to another. My family, including me who moved it, all still go to the wrong place months afterwards…why is that? So when we move the Institute around, how is that going to feel? We have changed our Director, our strategic plans, our management structures, our line managers and we are engaging in the massive change to a new building. Is it any wonder we are feeling just a little bit lost?



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