Blog Tag: 5 minutes

5 MINUTES FOR BUSINESS: THE COSTS OF COMPLACENCY

Article By Canadian Chamber of Commerce

 

“Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.”

– Vladimir Nabokov

As countries across the world continue to cope with the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, necessary questions are being asked about how governments and the various multilateral and national institutions and organizations designed to prevent these kinds of outbreaks failed.

It will take time to untangle the myriad of geopolitical and governance failures behind the present condition, but it is hard not to see how complacency played a role in our collective pandemic prevention and preparedness.

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Business As Usual

5 Minutes for Business: Business As Usual

Article Courtesy of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce

‘Business as usual’ was a thing we used to hear people say. However, this edition of 5 Minutes for Business will help you to better understand just how unusual business has now become amid COVID-19, as well as what the new normal will look like.

Business as usual was a thing we used to hear people say.

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