Re-Invent Yourself in Times of Crisis

Feb 18 08:55 2010 Kaye Z. Marks Print This Article

How to reinvent yourself during crisis

When the economy turns bad the first thing that people would like to know is whether their job is secure. The thought of losing your job is certainly something that will make you lose sleep.

These thoughts would start to consume you that you begin to lose focus. You start to think about your family's future or your mortgages that it takes much of your time from finishing that brochure layout that your boss asked you to finish by the end of the week. Before you know it,Guest Posting you are actually out of work not because the company downsized but because your performance deteriorated.

The maxim, 'There is nothing to fear but fear itself' is actually a truism here. Rather than agonizing whether you will be one of those who will be retrenched, why not focus your energies on why you should not be retrenched. Case in point: rather than delaying your brochure printing project, why not explore new and innovative ways to print brochures. You not only demonstrated your being proactive or your innovativeness, you are also actually helping the company weather the storm by making them stand out in a difficult situation.

Times like these do not come along very frequently, which is good news. However, these times also show the mettle of the people in the organization or the company's resolve to stay afloat. During difficult times, always remember that what does not kill you will actually make you stronger!

Remember that you are not alone in this predicament. Countless employees are also thinking about their own situation. Rather than entertain the gloom that is permeating in the horizon, make use of the opportunity to stand out. As I said earlier, times like these do not come along very frequently. It is during these times, that leaders emerge. It is during these times, that you can emerge as a winner.

How is this possible? By simply acting rather than reacting to the current situation. As in the stock market, buy when everybody is selling and sell when everybody is buying. Adopt this strategy to market yourself when everybody is fretting about what will happen to the company or to their jobs. The only thing you need to do is change - change how you approach your prospects and clients. Change how you push or pull your product or service through the market. So there you have it, a simple way to move on from depression to success!


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