Turning the Corner in 2021?

Turning the Corner in 2021?

Vaccines are here. Does that mean the end is near? Yes and no. Yes, you can get immunized BUT there will be millions (maybe more) who will not get the vaccine for years (or never). No, because now  Covid-19 will change from being a pandemic to an endemic (stay for...
We Need a National Strategy to Save Lives & Livelihoods

We Need a National Strategy to Save Lives & Livelihoods

Ideologies have historically divided people. People with strong ideological points of view see the people and the world around them as ‘black and white’. For example, people who advocate that free markets should be allowed to ‘settle the issues’. The other group which...
The Post-Pandemic Job Scene

The Post-Pandemic Job Scene

Sure, your professional life has been severely disrupted. Once a vaccine is widely available, will things go back to the ‘old normal’? Nope. According to a survey of 800 executives across 8 large economies (US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Spain, India...
Temporary Unemployment is Becoming Permanent – For Many

Temporary Unemployment is Becoming Permanent – For Many

There is an odd (and very frustrating) aspect of American jobless numbers. The bean counters in Washington have an crazy definition of counting the unemployed. Common sense dictates that any American who is without a job is unemployed. True? Well, not to the bean...
The New Realities of the New Normal

The New Realities of the New Normal

As the Covid-19 virus unleashes a second wave globally, our personal views about the future – personal and otherwise – from early 2020 are longer valid. Those future views were rooted in the ‘old normal’, but we are now in the ‘new normal’. Few people venture to guess...
Beauty in the New Normal – A Male Perspective

Beauty in the New Normal – A Male Perspective

Sixty years ago, Actress Audrey Hepburn played the role of Holly Golightly in the beloved film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Her character set the standard of beauty as the new normal, and has been a keen examination of the “psychological struggle between the need for...
The Many Hats Mothers Wear in the New Normal

The Many Hats Mothers Wear in the New Normal

Moms have always worn many hats: chauffer, cook, time manager, homework helper, encourager, and friend. With COVID, however, their responsibilities have morphed to almost superhuman roles. They now need to be mental health advisors to kids who are stressed and anxious...

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