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Pandemic: what now?

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Rafael Herzberg- is an independent energy consultant, self-employed (since 2018) based in São Paulo, Brazil* Focus on C level, VPs and upper managers associated to energy related info, analysis...

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Pandemic: what now? 

One of the most intriguing aspects of current times that I hear repeatedly is about the lack of predictability. There is a prevalent feeling of no control. There would be nothing to do but wait!

In World War II, when London was being bombed daily by the Nazis, the government decided to sound radar-activated sirens whenever German planes were detected on the horizon.

Despite the seriousness and danger involved, this simple measure proved to be very effective. People had time to look for air-raid shelters and actually they managed to cope quite well with this situation.

The background: predictability and understanding of the situation. The English resisted bravely and in the end were among the winners! 

But what is it about then? Leadership! Those who have the courage to find out what challenges lie ahead, evaluate how to face them and motivate their teams in the chosen direction, will be - potentially - the big winners!

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