Transforming Uncertainty Into an Opportunity For Growth
When the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, there were so many uncertainties that it was easy to feel completely and utterly overwhelmed. It felt like the world stopped. Most establishments were forced to close their doors. Jobs were lost (mine included). Some businesses were closed for good. We were “locked” inside. We were told to keep our distance from friends and family. The news was negative, day after day, week after week, month after month. For many, and understandably so, the COVID-19 pandemic was not a fun time. Most of us would rather not relive that again if given a choice. However, The pandemic did afford us something incredibly valuable…time, especially for those of us who were laid off from work. And even those who weren’t laid off from work had more time on their hands than ever before because everything was closed. There weren’t many places open to spend all of the newfound time we had on our hands all of a sudden. This then begs the question—What did you do with all this time on your hands?