A Validation (of sorts)
It is rather heartening to see one of the world's most successful venture capital firms, Sequoia Capital, mirroring some of the same concerns and recommendations we've been highlighting and making over the last seven weeks. Today, on medium.com, the company outlined its perspective on the novel coronavirus -- https://medium.com/sequoia-capital/coronavirus-the-black-swan-of-2020-7c72bdeb9753. We were particularly taken with the following excerpt:
"False optimism can easily lead you astray and prevent you from making contingency plans or taking bold action. Avoid this trap by being clinically realistic and acting decisively as circumstances change. Demonstrate the leadership your team needs during this stressful time."
Leadership, planning, and resilience -- the three areas that we emphasize as the foundations of success. Is your organization prepared to weather the storm?