Can the uncertainty make our work more personal, more creative, and more successful?

"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves." – Viktor Frankl

Text by Anita Dekanic


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The coronavirus outbreak and its important preventive measures are forcing almost all of us to work from home. For some, this is a dream come true, while others struggle to balance their spouses, children, pets, and business colleagues – all at the same time, perhaps even in the same room. There are many articles offering tips and tricks on working from home, or how to stay productive outside the office environment. On social media, you can even find many funny posts on how people are managing the new situation – creatively!

In my work for tekom Europe, I strongly rely on personal interactions. Every day, I communicate with our members, partners and volunteers across Europe. As they are spread across a large region, our communication has already been online for much longer than the new social distancing regulations have been in place. But online communication/work is not the issue here, ...