4 Strategies for Learning Transformation During a Pandemic
September 23, 2020
Disruption” is the word of the year for 2020, in no small part because of the disruption brought about by the novel Coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The Coronavirus has spread to every continent but Antarctica, completely changed lives around the globe, and sickened millions.
While the national economy suffers, businesses have taken steps to keep workers healthy, including halting non-essential meeting gatherings and travel as much as possible. Many organizations have made such measures into corporate directives that have led to cancellations and postponements of physical conferences, meetings, and training.
In response, many organizations have shifted to fully or partially remote work. While some businesses had a steeper learning curve than others, and some made the transition pretty easily, we know one thing for sure: No one can know when we can get back to business as usual. This is our new normal, at least for now.
Learning is important to the success of an organization and should be baked into the workplace culture for ongoing development and advancement. Research backs up the importance of continually developing a wide range of skills for a more creative, agile, and satisfying learning journey.
A roundtable is the perfect setting for storytelling: It’s where we come together, share meals, and connect with one another. Meeting together at the Night of the Roundtable evening was an opportunity to share experiences in business, the arts, and storytelling, and to learn from the experiences of those who joined us.