Spare Change

November 18, 2015

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What do you do with your spare change?  My husband likes to collect it - mainly in the ashtray of his car, which comes in handy when he's out of cash at the fast food drive through.  As for me, I hate change.  Spare change that is...coins.  They weigh me down, bulk up my wallet and I am always looking for ways to get rid of my coins.

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Funny thing is, while I am always looking to get rid of my spare change, I have learned to enjoy life change.  Yes, at times I am even thankful for it!  Personal change, professional change, you name it, I am OK with it.  And while for many years I treated life change like I do spare change, trying to get rid of it, my feelings have evolved because of what change can produce. 

I have learned to look forward to change because I know when the window of change opens and I am ready, I can draft. Yes, just like the race car, I try to draft off the personal or professional change and move forward with priorities and possibilities that improve my life and those I do life with.  Possibilities to improve a team design, or deliver company savings.   Priorities that create new habits or lead to better health (like getting a new knee for me last year).  In fact that is how I landed here at grace camp consulting llc, which was created out of an unexpected change.

Whatever change is next, I try to be ready to draft off of it when the window opens.  And while the change may or may not have been planned....may or may not have been difficult....one thing I know for sure is that I can leverage it to move forward.  Move forward with those possibilities I have been collecting.  Plus, at the same time enjoy personal, professional and/or spiritual growth.  Always.

So, how about you?  How do you do change? What changes are you thankful for?

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Kate Johnson
GRACE CAMP® CONSULTING, LLC
 
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