Change is not difficult; our adaptation to it is.
We are wired via evolutionary biology to interpret change as a danger and to respond accordingly. People, teams, and organizations that thrive on change understand that we are designed to see trouble, not opportunity. But change does not imply trouble; instead, our mindset is the root cause of the problems we have with change.
Leaders face change in the same manner as all humans. We tend to react in one of four ways:
- We respond sequentially and