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Financial Mail: A Call for Change by WE's Sarah Gooding

9/17/2020

SOURCE: https://www.businesslive.co.za/redzone/news-insights/2020-09-17-a-clarion-call-for-change/

A clarion call for change by WE's Sarah Gooding

Sarah Gooding is Managing Director of WE Communications, South Africa

Financial Mail, Sarah Gooding, 17 September 2020

(Photo Courtesy of Financial Mail)

It’s tempting to want to focus on the immediate circumstances during an almost overwhelming global crisis, but this is the time to prepare wisely for the medium- and long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

As economies restart, workplaces around the world have been acclimatising to the “new normal”. And despite many unknowns about the future, a handful of universal trends will emerge to define a way forward.

These trends include:

  • The search for positive change
  • Purpose drives focus
  • Change is a constant
  • There’s no choice but to evolve