Much of life is filled with long, comfortable stretches of predictability. But then – sometimes suddenly – everything falls apart. You need to Adapt and Conquer!. Guys who can’t adapt fall behind, but guys who can adapt start right in on their next challenge. The secret, says Laurie Calzada, author of 180 Ways to Effectively Deal with Change, is to be proactive. “You have to manage change,” she says. “You can’t let it manage you.”