There's no rule book for pivoting a business during a global pandemic, but when it comes to innovation, necessity is the mother of invention. Deep challenges in the economy, for business models and customers, can become drivers of innovation and when their back is against the wall, winning companies can turn a crisis into a catalyst for innovation by addressing issues in ways never thought of before.
As we continue to navigate the uncharted waters of this crisis, affecting families, business communities, and indeed the very fabric of our society, I am awed by the selfless dedication of so many people to help others less fortunate during this difficult time.
By Sandra Lastra - Global Corporate Communications Manager at CWT
Due to the Coronavirus crisis, millions of us are now working from home for the forseeable future. In case you are not used to it, let me share some tips that work for my fully-remote team, with members spread across different time zones and geographies.
Since coronavirus has led millions of employees around the globe to work from home, some people are wondering how they're going to cope. Many of us naturally work better away from the noise of an open-plan office.
There's a lot of advice out at the moment from different governments around the world, all trying to protect their citizens from Covid-19. The key points from these pieces of advice are to avoid contact as much as possible and to keep washing your hands.
Two armed robbers were arrested for stealing toilet paper in Hong Kong, Europe just experienced its hottest winter on record and the sight of people riding buses with plastic storage boxes on their heads is becoming the new normal.