Apr 15, 2020
A funny thing happened on the road to tomorrow. The SHIFT hit our plans! Now that the pandemic curve is flattening, our focus shifts to re-opening America (or the world for that matter.) What will “normal” look like? How long will it take to get “back-to-normal? For many, near-term survival is top-of-mind. Others are thinking forward, seeking to rebuild themselves and get a headstart on the next chapter of our lives. No matter the path you choose, one thing is certain: the road to recovery will be an exponential curve. Which industries might lead to our recovery? What jobs will be in demand? Will technology lead the way? How will we balance the need for technology with the value for human life, for security, for privacy, for well-being? With all the new guidelines and conditions coming out about what it will take to reopen for business, might companies discover that work-from-home productivity is better than when employees go to work?