It’s been 19 years since 9/11. At the time, Scotwork had just opened its doors here in the US. Our North American headquarters was located in New Jersey. Like everyone else, we were uncertain about the future. We worried about further devastation. We feared the unknown. Almost two decades later, under different circumstances, we’re in a similar position. While we can do our best to plan for the unexpected, how we react is oftentimes more important than the planning that we do.
Needless to say, 2020 has been a challenging year. Pandemic. Wildfires. Hurricanes. Political battles. Social conflicts. Economic challenges. And it’s not over yet. I’m an optimist — I know that what we’re going through will come to an end and we’ll be in a less uncertain place. However, I also know that outside factors will disrupt once again.
When outside factors disrupt your situation, take a page from emergency professionals as they react to their own disruptions:
We may or may not be able to prevent the next external factor from disrupting our situation, but we can certainly control our response and get through it quickly. The better you react, the better the outcome will be.
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About the author:
Sure, we could whip up a snappy bio about Brian’s experience as an entrepreneur, business owner, and Fortune 500 executive. While we’re at it, we could go on for an afternoon about his 20 years in marketing and advertising, developing brilliant consumer-engagement strategies for the likes of Google, Amazon, Samsung, Virgin Mobile, Microsoft, and Sony. But knowing Brian, he’d rather we not. Instead, he’d likely ask us to focus on something else — namely, other people ...