Who likes Change?

Who likes Change? A wet baby and the Senate Minority Leader.
Beyond them, most of us would prefer things just stay the way they are.
Change will continue to dominate the marketplace and the workplace. No end in sight.
Studies show that even when we clamor for “new and improved”, if the opportunity for change knocks, most of us opt for old and reliable. Crazy? Maybe — but generally no – we’re just being human.
The dictionary definition of change is ‘the experience of something new’. The reality that plays in our heads sounds like this, ‘things aren’t the way they used to be’. And like the old way or not, given the option of out with the old and in with the new — most of us will stick, with Super Glue strength, to the old way.
Our psychological makeup gives us a false sense of control of that which we label ‘familiar’ or ‘usual’. Do we resist change because we are a bunch of control freaks? It would be more accurate to say that the possibility of change brings out our inner control freak tendencies, but we react to change because — bottom line — we prefer things to be predictable, the same, no surprises. Consider the messages and emotions your psyche sends when even a good or anticipated change will have a direct impact on you – ‘Yes!’ often quickly fades to ‘maybe’ before landing in ‘Sounds good, BUT …”
With the exception of winning the lottery.