Avoid saying ”yes, but”
In this 5½ video, Vineet Nayar mentions that he thinks there are 3 kinds of people in any organization:
People who, for example, search for new ideas and spread positive energy. They are catalysts for change.
2. Lost souls
People who think that everything is bad.
These people are the “yes, but” managers. They can neither make up their minds to be transformers nor lost souls. Each of these people has the ability to be a transformer and need to wake up the transformer in them. Mr. Nayar mentions that once you step into the transformer zone, life is beautiful – very, very beautiful.
Listening to Mr. Nayar, I also came to think about reasons why people resist change. Here are 5 reasons.