Control What You Can Control
Ladies and men, apologies for our prolonged absence. It's been a crazy few weeks...but we don't have to tell you that. If you're like many people, your world has been turned upside down too - in many ways: people are reacting to job losses, pay cuts and business downturns - and that's on top of our "jobs" as parents, partners, friends and community members. It's been a stressful, anxious time - but with change, opportunity can come.
"If winter comes, can spring be far behind?" - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Despite all the stress and worry we are facing on a day basis, now somehow seems like a time we can re-imagine a different future. We see that businesses are re-thinking how they connect with their customers, politicians and public servants are reconsidering how they serve their constituents, and a new way of life wit COVID is emerging.
We've all been re-thinking the way we go about our daily lives, and one of the things that can create a ton of stress is uncertainty. Josh Bersin, a positive psychologist, wrote a great article about uncertainty, and how seeking control over the things we can control may be the best strategy we can use during this time of incredible uncertainty.
We know no one can predic