“History never looks like history when you are living through it.” In the past few years, I often used this quote from John Gardner to highlight the rapid pace of change in leadership development. But as I look to the future of leadership development in the post-COVID era, I think most people already recognize that this will be a profound period of change.
The pandemic has touched every corner of the world and every aspect of business. We know that things will not go back to normal. Businesses and industries that don’t adapt quickly won’t make it in this new world. This will be a historical moment that changes the shape of the world and economy permanently.