Lessons From the Field #20:
There is No Going Back
Moving forward into an unfamiliar environment requires knowing who you are and what you want. As you watch today’s 55 seconds, you may want to ask yourself:
In the words of L.P. Hartley, “The past is a foreign country, they do things differently there.”
The coming months will be like nothing you have ever faced before.
It is safe to say, the virus and its socioeconomic impact have permanently changed your life and there is more to come.
When Cortez arrived in the Americas, he gave his crew the order to burn their boats because returning to Spain was not an option. Like Cortez, you have no option of going back.
It has been predicted that we are in the first period of a three-period pandemic transition that will last through 2024 and beyond.
Now more than ever as a family fiduciary, your most dependable reference points are internal.
What values will guide you through this time? What is your vision for a productive future? How committed are you to your goals?
The boats are burning the rest is up to you.