An excellent manifesto by M.J. Ryan. She points out the top ten change sinkholes and concludes that “In order to not merely to survive, but to thrive during the greatest period of transformation humans have ever experienced, we are all being called on to stretch mentally, emotionally, and spiritually into the future. ”
A member of Professional Thinking Partners who is recognized as a leading expert in change, M.J. Ryan specializes in coaching high performance executives, entrepreneurs, individuals, and leadership teams around the world to maximize performance and fulfillment. Her clients include Microsoft, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Hewitt Associates, and Frito Lay. Her work is based on a combination of positive psychology, strengths-based coaching, the wisdom traditions, and cutting edge brain research. Her new book, titled AdaptAbility: How to Survive Change You Didn’t Ask For, was recently released published by Random House’s Broadway Books. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and daughter.