Thoughtfolio 77 — when I met an angel, 10 pandemic lessons and a corporate response to George Floyd’s death.
What I’ve been reading & writing this week…
A true story about the wisdom of strangers.
10 lessons that we’ve learned so far from the pandemic about our economies and businesses.
Many details about what’s happening in the US have been shocking but not entirely surprising. But this corporate response made me realise just how stark the situation is: ViacomCBS, a multi-billion dollar US media corporation, is shutting down programming across 11 channels and running an 8 min 46 sec video — this being the time it took for Floyd to die. I find this an incredible indication of what’s happening there.
“After the final no there comes a yes. And on that yes, the future world depends.” Wallace Stevens