"The Winds of Change" . . . . . . was the theme at SCMP's fall conference four years ago. At that time, corporate downsizing and outsourcing were more rumor than reality. Today I'm hard pressed to think of one friend or associate who hasn't been affected by the changes in corporate America over the past four years (including yours truly).
I have always looked at change as an opportunity for improvement and new beginnings. Still, change is stressful. It causes you to shift your thought