The whole world is focused on the pandemic from this virus; and people are dramatically changing their behavior and daily patterns. But when this is over (and it will be), will life just go back to normal or will there be any permanent changes?
How About …
During the virus down time, many players will do more stretching, exercising,
and cross training. When the ban is
lifted, will they continue or go back to their bad habits of doing nothing?
- Hand Shakes: I have really never
been a fan of shaking a bunch of hands during regular flu season. (One of the reasons we shake hands with
the right hand is to show our “enemy” that we are not armed). Will people
do less after this is over?
- Relationships: A good friend now
living in the Philippines said that his estranged sister, who lives in New
York, just reached out to him to reconcile. Will there be others who suddenly see their
own mortality do the same?
- Small Businesses: If the shutdown has
to go on for a longer period of time, there is no doubt that many companies
will have to go out of business. What
will the owners and their workers then do?
This crisis has brought to light America’s dangerous dependence on other
countries (China and others) for critical commodities. Will we be able to move those functions
back to our own shores?
- DC Idiots: And, will the idiots who inhabit Washington ever learn to work together? (Can we all say, “term limits”?)
What else might change or return to the old ways?
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