Published 01 May 2020 by Dr Iqbal Survé
Cape Town – May 1, International Workers Day, a day that in 2020 will be remembered worldwide for the millions not working, as much as for the recognition and celebration of essential workers performing in the face of Covid-19, and the shift in how we will work going forward.
The arrival of Covid-19 and the subsequent quarantining of productivity has been categorsed as a Black Swan event – highly unpredictable, and accompanied (according to Investopedia) by high levels of insistence that the signs were obvious (in hindsight of course). The point being that while some may have predicted its arrival, no-one actually prepared for it, not even “future-proofed” businesses, because how does one secure a business from a future no-one in actuality, saw coming?
I have previously written about the law of nature, its symbiosis and what we can learn from it. I have also touched on how technology, a great driver of change, is not necessarily the great be all and end all to our economic woes. But imagine if we could meld nature’s natural laws of hierarchy, the ebb and flow and cycle of life, with that of technology. What a world we could create!
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