In trying times, friends matter; the right friends matter even more. The pandemic is forcing a rethink.
The experience of this pandemic has made explicit our ways of seeing. It can inform what and how we need to learn so we can cope with the next complex challenges life may bring us.
In this historic, highly distributed, hyper online, super connected time, together we are writing the first draft of the history of 2020.
Boards, that do not have a sophisticated understanding of slavery legacy and anti-racism, are at a disadvantage.
In shaping the post-Covid world, experience may be less relevant than resilience, creativity, empathy, perspective, and the ability to connect dots.
Unless a miracle cure for Covid19 emerges, we are going to have to learn to avoid superspreaders, and to avoid becoming superspreaders.
We are framing Covid19 too simplistically, just as we did obesity, and hoping for a silver bullet -- a cure, a vaccine. Just like obesity this may be a losing battle.
The future following this pandemic cannot be designed by cynics who peddle stories of human selfishness and paint pictures of calamities. Hope, you will remember, was the last thing to come out of Pandora's Box of ills. That hope will shape us.
To know what is non-essential, we need to know what is essential. Our enforced quarantine, social distancing, self isolation in the time of coronavirus are offering us plenty of time to ponder this important question. Things may not be the same when we have finished pondering.
Covid19 is going to remake our society whether we like it or not. It is not sufficient to dislike what may be already underway.