The pandemic has issued in a whole new set of rules and structures. Breaking old paradigms and offering in new ways of doing business and new business’. It retired so many business expenses and also retired so many business’. In the wake of every breakdown new initiatives emerge and old ones are left like husks on the road. Being able to recognize and forecast change is a mighty gift-To introduce a new order of things when all are clinging to the past requires vision and fortitude. It doesn’t mean that holding certain areas of your life as sacred is not an admirable quality, you just have to be aware of the diminishing monetization of being an English literature major. It never really translated to cash but don’t even know if it even has the power to seduce anymore-reciting passages from Shakespeare might only be a category on Jeopardy but has no currency in the culture.
I was reading a historical account of Magellan, I asked my 25 year-old assistant what she knew about Magellan and she said WHO? Is he an influencer?
She’s not wrong.
I thought hmm california education… but after a few minutes and my arrogance subsided- Oh I’m the fossil in this equation.