by Martin Reeves

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the topic of crisis management is at the forefront in business conversations worldwide. This concentration on surviving the immediate crisis is understandable and useful in the short term—it enables us to focus on the immediate, high-stakes issues we are all facing. But with constant urgency and stress comes a narrowing of perspectives and time horizons. This inhibits deeper and broader reflection, which is necessary in responding effectively to the crisis, rebounding from it, and reinventing our businesses after it passes. A return to long-term and broader thinking won’t happen by default. One of the key roles for leaders, ...

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