To build resilience for change, it's also important to build skills and strategies for anticipating and planning for change – before it's upon you.
This is key to being able to think clearer in the moment, and having contingency plans in your pocket ready to pull out.
Anticipating and forecasting change is all about prediction. It's about thinking about the future and trying to get clarity on what will happen and when, where and why.
The reason we try to anticipate in advance – is to reduce the element of surprise so that we can help our brain function better in the moment when we become aware of something that is about to change.
Two techniques to anticipate changes that may impact you are: Scenario Planning and a Pre-Mortem