Forging Ahead in the “New Normal”

by Mr. Ali Jaffar of Key Medium

Posted to 11 on 5/19/2020 at 11:13 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Personal growth is a hot topic. But rather than being a token item, it’s essential for executives during a crisis. In these times, we are all called upon to lead when our feelings may be more negative than positive.\n\nWe don’t get a lot of simple answers when disease hits. There are so many unknowns that people stop listing them. \n\nWhat’s an executive to do?\n\nWe should choose growth. We need to choose growth for ourselves and growth for the people we lead.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"What Comes After COVID?"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"COVID has changed business drastically. It may never return to exactly the same as it was. People will feel the effects for many years of this disease.\n\nPeople are losing their sense of normal. What they need are additional sets of skills. They need to deal with changes that cannot be stopped without losing sight of progress.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Developing a Growth Mindset"},{"attributes":{"header":2},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"There are two kinds of mindsets when it comes to change. There is the static (aka fixed) mindset, which holds that people don’t improve. They don’t develop the abilities they need to overcome challenges.\n\nThe other mindset is a growth mindset. The growth mindset holds that people develop. They can learn to be more intelligent, better at relationships, and successful in overcoming difficulty.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"bold":true,"link":""},"insert":"Keep reading this on Navigate PEO (our socially-responsible PEO partner)."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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