As Covid-19 continues to spread, it is also a reminder that not only is everything connected at the industry and company level but also in terms of our personal careers and plans.
One of the lessons that business leaders should draw from the corona virus is how connected and fragile the world has become. Another, is how important it is to build companies so that they can manage such shocks.
The outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan has, like a stone thrown into a pond, created ripples across China and the world with unknown economic and geopolitical consequences.
Today is my Mother’s 85th birthday and PG&E turned off the power for her and 900,000 other customers across Northern California on Saturday to prevent forest fires due to the poor condition of its power grid.
A bad experience on a Ryan Air flight this weekend has led me to question if the current trend toward hiper efficiency and out sourcing is really a good idea – especially considering the number of strategic and operational risks that business is faced with today.