Conversations That Matter: Thriving after COVID

The first step for many organizations must be accepting that there will be no return to the pre-COVID status quo

Stu McNish 1 minute read May 20, 2022

It has been just over two years and two months since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic – a pandemic that ripped through our lives, a pandemic that upended everything you thought you knew.

As M. Scott Peck points out in “The Road Less Traveled,” the roadmap of your life was suddenly out of date. The first line of the book states, “Life is Difficult,” and the journey to self awareness and actualization is a rough and tumble journey.

All of us who are navigating the COVID-19 challenge know this, says Donna Kennedy-Glans, the author of “Teaching the Dinosaur to Dance.”

Businesses small, medium and large remain stunned as the future of their organizations remains uncertain.

“Disruption rules the day and the vain hope of maintaining the status quo is, in fact, doing harm to many organizations,” says Kennedy-Glans. “It’s time to wake up to some tough new realities and reinvent your organization.”

Kennedy-Glans joined a Conversation That Matters about how we pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, roll up our sleeves, get reoriented, and move forward.

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