From Pandemic to Endemic

2021 ended with yet another year of living in a pandemic. As I begin this new year, I've been reflecting on one of The Economist’s predictions, "In 2022, we will see Covid 19 move from a pandemic to endemic." Over the last two years, we have become so accustomed to making life and business choices based on this pandemic that I wonder, if this prediction is correct, how long will it take for behaviors to change accordingly? We tend to make choices based on what we know, and it's convenient to accumulate a bank of knowledge and rely on that to make decisions. What happens, though, when what we know isn't so anymore? The changing nature of Covid, what to test, when to mask, what test to rely on, etc., is a reminder, what is so today, may not be so tomorrow. Can we learn to accept Covid as part of our society, much like other contagious diseases? Can we learn to protect those...
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Leadership Quote: About 2000 years ago…

Seneca said about 2000 years ago, "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." As this year draws to a close, ending what was once a new beginning, 2021, what new beginning awaits us in 2022? What plans, goals, intentions will you begin? Happy Holidays. Thank you for honoring me by reading my Sunday Stories. See you in the new year. ...
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