What will our new normal look like? As we adjust to a world containing Covid19, there are many ideas about what’s going to be different and what will stay the same. Pre-Covid, life, more or less, went on. Then suddenly with the pandemic a significant number of interactions stopped or changed…
Many of us are discovering new possibilities in lockdown and also wondering what the future might look like. We’re questioning the ways that we have been used to working all these years. Whether work simply stopped or was conducted exclusively from home, there was a sudden and unavoidable disruption.
We all love behavioural economics, right? Take for instance risk-aversion. The key insight in several of the books I’ve been perusing is that we tend to be risk-averse for gains..
There may be some good arguments for celebrating mistakes, but the fact that they lead on occasion to good outcomes is not one of them..
The biggest story is our view of the world. We might favour one political party (with their Big Story) because we like the sum of its policies (the Small Stories). Others, might accept the policies without further ado merely because they like the party.