The storm that is COVID-19 has left many of us reeling.
As human beings, we are exposed to change daily, but nearly always in more palatable increments than this. When the chaos eventually subsides, the landscape around us will be transformed. How will we adapt and change, to do what we do in a very different world?
Is everything going to be the way it was and the way I expected it to be?”
Is everything going to be the way it is going to be?
We just need to define whatever happens as okay (and then understand it as the new normal).– Seth Godin
The world will not return to being as it was, and you’ve got an opportunity to start changing your mindset.
Humans are adaptable and we will definitely find a way through this. It’s important to remember that we don’t like change – especially when it is sudden and forced.
So what will you do to prepare yourself for the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic?
What new tools, strategies, processes and ideas will enable reinvention and resilience for your company?
Nicework presents our ongoing guidance, some trends you should care about and a few ideas to ponder as you define your approach to this shift.
This document was written during the first week of the 21-day lockdown in South Africa. The general feeling now is calmer, but much is still up in the air. Remember that people are adjusting to the ground shifting beneath them and that current ‘work-from-home’ situations are often less than ideal.
The dust will settle soon and people are going to need to figure out how to get to the new business as usual as fast as possible. Consumers will wake up again, the economy will start rolling and we want you to be ready.