8 Tips for Dealing with the Unexpected
What I learned when change hits you like a level 3 hurricane - disturbing winds with extensive damage.
For me, the whirlwind hit when Allison, my shop buyer for 23 years moved 1,200+ miles away. How do you write a help wanted ad for that position?
I had come to vastly depend on her vogue décor vibe, now I’m left with my sixty-year-old style. Don’t worry. I’ve found a solution to stay on top of trend setting: find what you’re good at and circle yourself with other’s talent! (8 More tips below.)
Pulling from others’ strength has the gallery humming, again. Just look:Ann – come see her magic touch behind the creative displays and interior design.
It took all ten of us to replace Allison, but we’re coping.
8 Tips for when change hits you:
- Dwell in denial for a moment with a bakery doughnut, and then confront the worst.
- Ask yourself what you can control.
- Manage your stress … a 3-mile run or a big-gulp size of wine. What do you prefer?
- Seek the help of others
- Take action.
- Celebrate the positive
- Evaluate and regroup
- Manage your simple solutions