Reinvent yourself in times of turmoil

While we are getting used to a new "normal", we still need to learn how to pivot and adapt to the challenges coming ahead

Claudia S. Herrmann

CHF Consulting Group, LLC

October 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced all of us to change our lives, to do things differently. While some people considered the 2020 lockdown as a great opportunity to start a new project, whether it’s a new business, taking up gardening, learning to cook, writing a book, etc., the majority of people still run around in their homes discombobulated from working non-stop, non-productive routines, bored stiff, going blind from binge-watching Netflix series, anxious about what's going to happen next, and hoping that the pandemic will just go away.

If you think that the economic downturn, the increase in prices and the supply chain problems caused by the pandemic will disappear anytime soon? Think again! It is true that we are now able to resume our pre-Covid-19 life, but we can all agree that it is nothing like life in 2019 and before. In the meantime, more people continue to walk out from their jobs, millions of jobs will continue to be lost, and many will not return.

Are you aware that you can create wealth even during these times of turmoil? You bet! This is an exciting time to start a new business, to monetize your hobbies and passions. Even traditional businesses can be effectively married with technology. Think of a bakery that can establish a strong online presence and deliver small-sized cakes, breads, and cookies to their clients’ doorsteps. You need to change your beliefs, change your environment, and take action. Remember that your ability to start a new business starts with your mindset, your belief in yourself. You need to start by making changes within yourself. Here’s what you need to do: