Whatever you do, don’t sit on your hands during pandemics. Opportunities quickly follow a significant disruption, particularly one which has the potential to change peoples lives dramatically.
It becomes critical for all businesses and organisations to reassess their situation and that of their customers. when life is so disordered in the way it has been by the COVID-19 virus, There are always many issues which need answers, so start asking questions:
- What do people want and need?
- How will our marketplace be affected?
- What personal actions can I take with family, friends and employees?
- Where can I help others in the community?
- Who is likely to benefit?
- What changes do I need to make regarding my business?
Our whole population who would usually be shopping, eating out, travelling, going to sport, and attending workshops, seminars and conferences across the world. As the right place to start, just take time to think very carefully how it has impacted your family and friends and move on from there.
During pandemics, most people will be scared and looking for help.
They become glued to the news. They are wondering how to care for the health and well-being of their families, friends, employees and communities. They’re juggling changes and mentally struggling, even though deep down they know the crises will pass, just as it rains after a drought.
Everyone will have different concerns and be looking for a new way forward. It is where the opportunities start to open up for the aware entrepreneurs, business owners and managers, as they carefully consider people’s concerns, which are all a little different.
It’s a time to add strength to your arm and thinking critically, as you attention must shift to who the world will be different, as going back to normal, whatever normal is, is not an option.
The COVID-19 virus will cause severe financial dislocation for a new world which will be seriously in debt, causing recovery to be much slower, so don’t waste your time, now is the best time to act.
But you can have everything you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want as you move into the future. Every company has a culture. It might be by luck or proper management or not, and both can be positive or negative. However, during pandemics, especially widespread one, your culture can take a real hit if you maintain the status quo.
Key Message: Today, there are many millions of people going through a significant life transition, and could use your assistance. Your future customers will be different and are ready to receive all you have to give. So, find a place to relax, think, reflect and plan the actions you are going to take. Don’t allow fear, anxiety and worry overwhelm you.
“Following any disaster, no matter how big or how small, there will be countless opportunities which could benefit you”. Peter Sergeant.
“Amazing opportunities often present themselves way before we think we’re ready”. Peter Sergeant