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Leveraging Pandemic Learnings (Part 1)

The Present: Facing the Storm

Françoise Morissette, Queen's IRC Facilitator
Publication date: June, 2020
 Facing the Storm

Emergencies and crises often create the perfect storm for transformation, as change is primarily driven by the powerful winds of Pain and/or Gain.

Not surprisingly, up to 80% of change is propelled by Pain, a wake up call that pushes us out of complacency, providing opportunities to raise the bar, innovate, shift paradigms, modernize, and make systems work better for more people. Pain compels us to face outdated realities and systems that we are otherwise reluctant to contemplate, infusing us with the courage to do so.