Winston Churchill said “Never Let A Good Crisis Go To Waste” when he was working on forming the United Nations after WWII. Looking at the challenges we faced and still going through during this Covid-19 pandemic one can help but think in those words.
The South African president just announced alert Level 1, which means more economic activity will take place. While this is great news, the pandemic exposed a lot of bad systems in our country and the rest of the world.
Co-founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey says he co-founded Square, one of the biggest mobile payment companies in the world after the 2008 financial crisis. The world was in need of a solution that made it possible for individual and small vendors to accept card payments using their smartphone.
A time of crisis is difficult but it’s also a way for us to view and see what worked and did work, where can we improve and do better.
As we begin to move past the effects of the virus, it’s important that we re-structure our economy, start better businesses, and have better systems. This crisis has opened up a space for new innovative and sustainable companies that will move us into a new economy and way of living.