How do you mitigate risk? How do you accelerate change? Are the two connected? It seems to me one way to lower the risk factor, in anything, is to actively manage change around the issue. In other words, as the danger of risk increases, decrease risk by turning the right valves, pushing the right buttons, and flipping the right switches. Don’t wait till the top blows. Let the steam out quickly and by doing so control the outcome.
It’s an interesting notion: controlling the outcome instead of managing the fallout. How often have we done the former, wishing that we could the latter?
Cat Cooper, loyal reader and submitter of quotes, sent me the following:
“Some people change when they see the light, others when they feel the heat.”
See the light. Control the outcome. Feel the heat. Pray…….