As demand for skills is constantly adapting to new technologies and customers’ requirements, we need to enhance their ability to adapt to new situations and unexpected events.
Adaptability is a kind of ability to cope with internal or external changes or to adjust itself to dynamic environments or unexpected events. It allow you to survive, develop, create learn and to succeed.
– The Cambridge Dictionary
How to Be Adaptable as an Entrepreneur
In order to do that, we need to be open to changes without fear, but with positive thinking and desire to learn especially for small business and startups. It cannot be denied, compared to large businesses that small businesses tend to appear like the underdog. They obviously lack the resources and capital that big businesses possess.
However, one of the benefits of running a small company is that you are able to be more flexible to react than a big organization. Think of the differences between a truck and a motorcycle. As a small company, you have less staff for whom you can make quick responses, and you likely to have more freedom to easily make those changes in shorter time.
Small businesses can leverage the following skills to achieve much better performance:
The Enemies of Adaptability
According to the ManagementExchange.com – “What are the barriers that prevent our organizations from being more adaptable?” It listed 12 enemies of adaptability: