📅 19th March 2020 | Mindset
Sometimes it appears that with all the “we’re sorry” and “due to the……” e-mails one has received over the past few days, it feels like the end of times rather than a business and social lacuna.
Being a rose-tinted glasses type of guy, I expect we’ll be through the Coronavirus difficulties before the clocks go back in the Autumn – hopefully well before then. In the meantime, hunkering down is the order of the day, as if you didn’t know.
Like the dark days of 2008 and 2009, now is the time to think over your life ambitions and goals. You may decide after a period of reflection, that it’s time to take a different direction in your personal or professional life. Reading, researching and chattering on-line with colleagues and friends will help you formulate your plans. If you intend to stay in the same field, ask yourself what you have to do to acquire more pieces of paper showing pictures of the Queen!
And yet 2020 is not the year to get further wrapped up in what is described in parts of the media as the “Me Generation”. Post COVID-19, many citizens throughout the UK could face economic and social privation. For those who are able, do we not have a moral obligation at this time to help our fellow citizens? We need less of “Me, Myself and I” and more “We”.