Some of us know people who love to learn new things, often obsessed with starting and mastering these topics, which they will soon leave behind, focusing their attention on others that go on the radar. “Shoshin” is the Buddhist word that represents an attitude of openness, enthusiasm and lack of prejudice when studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level.
Over the past few months, many organizations and their employees have seen their management skills, such as leadership, planning and decision making, deeply changed.
At the beginning of the year the vaccines came, but we immediately realized that this would not allow us to return quickly to the old reality. The reality in which we felt we could predict the next week, at least.
The World Economic Forum recently declared a “state of emergency for companies”. The motive? Consensually, it was agreed that it is urgent to invest in learning to reskill more than one billion employees, whose jobs will be transformed by technology.
Even before COVID-19 emerged, the concept of stable employment was already an idea of the past. We now see clearly that the pandemic has only augmented the urgency to increase reskilling efforts, either to keep pace with the transformation process now underway or to dominate the different work models that are part of our daily lives.
The holidays were a precious pause in a period of deep turmoil in our lives, it was like waking up from a nightmare.
We went on vacation, as we always were. After all, it was possible to maintain one of our routines.
Everything is going to be okay!