Word spreads about corporate culture. Provide an enriching work environment and you will attract high caliber co-workers who will challenge convention and raise the bar. That is the essential formula for sustainability in an ever changing world.
How can your career survive Corona? Next to “how do I stay healthy”, that’s the one question I hear most often these days. The reality is this: We’re not going back to what was. The future belongs to those who can see what will be.
Preserving life, liberty and our right to pursue happiness is still at the core of the American Dream. It’s how we get there that causes the friction. Often, the intensity of our belief that we have the answer is proportional to our need to “distrust and verify”.
That feeling you have right now? It’s grief. The suffering and death that used to be happening to someone else is directly touching each of us. We can’t go back to what was. We can only pick up the pieces and go forward with what is.
We can find meaning in the midst of fear, renewal in the shadow of grief and loss. There are good people out there. They celebrate the value of a single human being. They just make their magic quietly and don’t Tweet about it.
Paul Simon may have composed his first major hit without giving it much thought. But whatever your political position, “The Sound of Silence” remains an important reminder to stand up for your beliefs, to challenge paradigms and to fight for the ideals on which our delicate experiment in democracy is based.