Status Quo is not Necessarily Bad

We always tend to think about the status quo as something negative, bad, stagnant, or wrong. However, we have to know that this is not always the case. As a matter of fact, it is likely to be good and correct. People reached this status quo as a result of long term effort. Those people maybe as smart or even smarter than we are. Disregarding their experience and aiming to change without giving them the proper due respect turns out to be a problem. I cannot count how many times I personally go through this experience, whether I have joined a new company, took on a new project, or asked to improve on a current setup. I tend to quickly propose drastic changes and aim for revolutionary effort. As I mature through the project, and as I develop more understanding, I find out that I should have studied and thought more carefully of what my predecessors have done.

Statuses that people arrive to through long period of times and agree to adopt for another long period of time are going to stand very strong against change. They are the outcome of very complex system of interaction and experience especially if those involved in their development are smart and sincere people.

Yes, times change and status quo expires. One has to think very carefully and show very deliberately that there is a need for change. Otherwise, they will die trying …