You have to be on some type of video conferencing all day long and just about each day to claim any occupational existence of sorts; your corporate presence is now your digital presence in the virtual office world. Pandemic recovery demands taking time to take charge, speak volumes, contribute passionately and exist in global zoomerang. Otherwise, you left outside as just some data-number on some face recognition device. Now, we share and build great ideas.
The sudden earth-shattering boom to “Zoom” technology around the world now looms and like clouds of entangled arms of billion octopuses trying to mate in cyber space by the minutes, creating a new virtual layers of measurements of superior human performance. If you are not aboard you will miss your train. Railways did centuries ago… taking people to their destinations via special cross country tracks, today digital highways doing the same thing across continents….moving great ideas, alive and via face to face discussions across the world; what a difference a century makes… 100 little years.
If you always do what you have always done you will always stay in the same place.If you are going to fix pandemic recovery, change will only occur when there is a change of mind, transformation will only happens when there is change of heart. Mastery of covidism is a new art and science to survive. Learn fast, fail fast, acquire mastery, but fast.
Pandemic recovery is challenging some 200 nations to display their art of survival…clock is running.
For the critical thinkers and complex problem solvers, suddenly, the remote working is now a far superior performance environment, almost, like an earlier shock wave of global transformation, just like what IBM’s electric typewriter did to corporate offices in 60s or what internet added to global connectivity and productivity in 80s. Remote working liberating smart work out of the cubicles and workers in habitat, time of their choice will catch up fast last so many lost years of innovative productivity. Technologies have been free for a long time but what was always most expensive was the right digital mindedness and global age skills to commercialize it.
When was the best time to digitize…it was a decade ago.
Late comers harshly punished. For last many centuries the ideas of a business was to eventually become a monolithically spiraled downtown tower, today an invisible team scattered across city, nation or world, humming and blinking independently running a global organization is a new power.
Those who can create a new enterprise, floating around the world, where all work and execution distributed on digital platforms, where everyone lives nicely in habitat, work and tasks of choice, self-discovery a priority and self-optimization a mandate performing extraordinarily, all because of the freedom and access, and optimizing minds as an ultimate force of universe.
The reason why such thinking has not yet dominated, because the Public and Private sector hardened by old institutionalized bureaucracies still needs desks and filling cabinets to hide all the backlogs, water coolers to cry rivers and elevators for joy rides. Welcome to pandemic recoveries, as suddenly, job security is now your independent mobility with superior performance. The office furniture is no longer the blanket.
Pandemic recovery will be gentle on loosely structured organizations, nice to independently free thinkers, producers and contributors to productivity, performance and profitability but extremely harsh to rigidity and any stubborn behavior refusing change. Masters of Robots are new learners; slaves of robots are deniers of change
Warm facts and cold realities; 50% downtowns of the world will not survive, 50% of office towers will go empty, 50% of office workers will work remote, 50% retail shops will not survive, 50% economies may lose a decade during recovery. Where is all that so called success touted only 100 days ago so profoundly claimed as victory, where is all that leadership worshiped as heavenly, all tumbled into reality for being nothing but hallucinations and fakery?
Why there are still no G50 or G100 gathering with bold open debates? Why there are not yet open umbrella discussions on such global calamity? Why everyone focused on their own vertical markets, ignoring the entire global landscape and its inter-relationships? Who is hiding what for whom?
Those who handle paper trails are clerks,
Those who execute paper trails are executives,
Those who eliminate paper trails are digitalists,
Those who guide digitalists are global age thinkers,
Those who watch global age thinkers are modern slaves,
Those who replicate modern slaves are our new robots,
Those who ride progressive changes are new masters,
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( Author’s Disclosure; no interest, relationship or any ownership of any kind what so ever in Zoom technology)