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Getting Past the Covid Crisis, Together

Updated on May 22, 2020
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The world has been completely shaken by the COVID-19. Many countries have issued lock-downs to help contain the virus. In these circumstances, many of us are lucky to work from home and spend the extra time with family. The lock-down is starting to get relaxed, with a chance of life reaching towards normalcy. How can we play our part after the lock-down to help each other and make the world a better place?

Referrals to Help Others Get Back on Their Feet:

Some of us have been very fortunate to keep our jobs and to continue working from home. Others haven’t. Millions of people have been laid off in the US. Students from top universities are seeing their job offers being withdrawn. This is the time we get together, and act together. The hiring situation is likely to change once the world gets back, or starts the process of getting back to normalcy. If we find hiring opportunities in our own organization, or in alumni networks etc. that we are part of, we must pro-actively pass along these leads and refer people in our network who have been laid off during the crisis and are looking for opportunities to get back to work.

Socializing During this Period of Crisis:

It is important that we follow social distancing during the weeks following the lock-down and try to avoid large gatherings as much as possible. The next few weeks after the lock-down are going to be crucial and we must play our part to ensure safety and containment. Example: people who can manage their responsibilities by working from home may be allowed to continue doing so for the next weeks if possible.

This is also a time when we must be sensitive to others’ situations. There are many instances where tenants are being evicted by landlords for not being able to pay the rents on time or doctors, who are selflessly helping us overcome the crisis, are forced to vacate over fear of the contagion. We must empathize and support others during these difficult times.

Conducting Business During the Crisis:

Many businesses are getting affected during the crisis – however, some industries have shown growth as well during the crisis, specially E-Commerce. It’s important that businesses focus on the ability to go digital during this time to be able to more effectively serve customers and be better prepared for the next.

Businesses where going digital doesn’t entirely solve the problem may need to think of more innovative ways to conduct business after the lock-down. For example: PVR, the largest theater chain in India is looking at seat distancing in its halls to ensure audiences feel safe about returning to the movies after the Covid-19-forced lockdown is over. Ideas like these can help businesses slowly get back to normalcy after the lock-down is lifted.

Let’s beat COVID together:

I am reminded of one of the most touching quotes from my favorite animated movie last year, Klaus – “A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place.”

Let us all join forces to help each other, save each other and get the world back to normalcy and create a road map to overcome such crisis for generations to come.

© 2020 Indro Neel

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      zenda2020 

      4 days ago

      thanks for the post its really helpfull ive been trying to learn more about Getting Past the Covid Crisis,

      Together. saomething im also looking at is https://bit.ly/join_free_online_training my friend says he makes a lot of money doing this. its some sort of online business traning but the good stuff is 1hr in so id watch till that point. if any1 else has success doing it let me know i might

    • indropreneur profile imageAUTHOR

      Indro Neel 

      8 days ago from India

      Hi Mr Umesh, thank you for the thoughtful comment! I am glad you liked reading the article!

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      Umesh Chandra Bhatt 

      8 days ago from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India

      Positive thoughts and motivating content. Good reading.

    • indropreneur profile imageAUTHOR

      Indro Neel 

      8 days ago from India

      Thank you Ershad!

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      Md Ershad Ali 

      9 days ago from Bangladesh

      Positive language and engaging article.

    • indropreneur profile imageAUTHOR

      Indro Neel 

      2 weeks ago from India

      Hi Hemanth and Ravi, thank you for your thoughtful comments!

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      Hemanth 

      2 weeks ago

      Good keep it up , not only social distance when we are out from home we should be wearing masks continuously ,washing hand s frequently, we should take care our self during this and it will not go away after lockdown opens , some of the people and industry like IT , are lucky to work from home , but how ever nothing is permanent covid will also go away in some time we all should pray and support needy people - loved it NEEL and thanks

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      Ravi kumar 

      2 weeks ago

      Really positive language. Having read the article, feel so very optimistic.

    • indropreneur profile imageAUTHOR

      Indro Neel 

      2 weeks ago from India

      Thank you all for the wonderful comments - your praises are encouraging me to write more!

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      Taniya guha 

      2 weeks ago

      Such a pleasure to read,hat's off to writer's thought process , touched all part of society in a very balanced manner.

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      Raj kumar 

      2 weeks ago

      Very sensibly defined the situation way of words and author has given the thought to others ray of hope in positive trajectory towards normalcy.........

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      U.B. 

      2 weeks ago

      Great read

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      B B 

      2 weeks ago

      One of the best ways the author has thought of to gradually come out of the crisis.

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