When you are in the dark, you do not perceive any need to change. You are happy and comfortable with things the way they are. This can be true for groups as well as individuals. This position enjoys a high degree of inertia as we stay in the routine of what we know. It is a comfortable state (except for those opportunities that keep getting missed and those nagging problems that keep creeping up). The cycle of change begins when someone sees the challenge. This could be a definite threat to yourself or to your organization. It could also be an opportunity for growth or expansion. Either way, seeing the challenge awakens the need to change.
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