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1.12.2020

Covid was the worst thing and the best thing to ever happen to my social enterprise

As borders shut, and the realisation that our work over the next year would be impossible, emails started to flood in. These emails were from NGOs around the world who started to realise the impact of Covid-19 on their organisations and communities around the world. They needed our help. Now more than ever before. Looking ahead, we could also see a year of hunkering down, all of us getting obsessed with our tiny lives. By April and May, when we all shut the door on everything, we wanted to find a way to continue to help people see that the big world is still out there. Despite the pandemic, problems still exist with regards to poverty in the developing world, education of young people, preservation of the ocean, climate change and so much more. And we couldn’t forget that. We needed to continue to be global citizens. Not just thinking of loo paper in our cupboards. And this brought us to an even bigger question. What is leadership in this new normal? Is it just synonymous with a job title? What does leadership require from you as a person? Has...

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