More and more the COVID crisis presents important learnings on how to deal with threats to our common interests. So why do we continue to take an individual, personal stance in dealing with those common challenges?
It is always the same: When you put pressure on a system, it does not take long to see the first cracks appearing. Now, almost a year into the COVID pandemic, we already have seen this many times: first the problems with supply chains leading to shortages in personal protection equipment. Then, problems in setting up massive scale testing, basically preventing us to contain the spread of the virus. Now, problems in getting sufficient quantities of COVID vaccines and -even more disturbing- administering the quantities we have. What is happening here?
Today, the COVID-19 pandemic is raging across our communities with a devastating effect on our health and livelihoods. Of course, all efforts should be focused on solving this crisis and mitigating the longer term economic effects. Yet, this is also a time to learn. In this blog I want to share some of my first observations on how our current systems cope with this crisis.
In this blog I will share an example where people have started the transition journey.
Transitioning your business has huge consequences as all aspects of your business are involved. When people realize this, the understandable effect of this is usually inertia: do nothing. The enormity of System change can simply be overwhelming. In this blog I will discuss how we can overcome this inertia.