What if, or what now

During times of crisis and uncertainty, we naturally start to ask what if.

What if the old way doesn’t work anymore? What if this lasts longer than we expect? What if something else goes poorly? What if the crisis never ends? What if our assumptions were wrong? What if we lose?

On the other hand, we can choose to ask what now.

What will we do now that our world has changed? What new opportunities can we see from here? Who has the skills and knowledge and resources needed to navigate this new world? Who is disadvantaged by the changes? What can we do now to help them?

One set of questions prompts panic attacks. The other prompts action. Choose wisely.

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