Scott Weiss, OCEAN Programs Chairman said it well in his earlier blog post when he described this season as an avalanche. The landscape in which we operate has shifted, many have pivoted, and there are still many questions to be answered for each of us. But the key to surviving this avalanche, as he points out, is swimming.
“How do you survive an avalanche? Here are some things that you don’t do. You don’t stop to watch it. The mass of snow, rock, and trees will bury you, and you’ll likely die. You also don’t try to outrun it…You survive by swimming. You recognize you’re already in the snow flow and you have to move with it or risk getting buried.”
It can be easy to go into survival mode, get caught up in the unknowns of what lies ahead, to bunker down and look inward rather than outward, to stop and watch the avalanche rather than swim. Perspective plays a hand in how we do so. Jerome Fogel (link to his bio) Co-founder of Fogel Fogel & Potamianos LLP and author of The Gauntlet: Five Keys for Unlocking Success in Leadership recently shared his insight in a recent blog post with Faith Driven Entrepreneur on 3 shifts every leader needs to make during the COVID-19 Crisis.
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