3 Pandemic Lessons Leaders Should Learn Before Moving Forward

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With ongoing supply chain issues, labor shortages, and record high inflation, it’s an era of uncertainty for many U.S. businesses. But leaders are confident about the year ahead, with 83% of companies focusing their business strategy on growth, according to a PwC survey.

Why such confidence? Almost 70% of respondents are using a lessons-learned playbook from the COVID-19 pandemic to guide them.

“The pandemic, for many, was a trial by fire,” said Joe Atkinson, PwC’s U.S. Chief Products and Technology Officer. “These times of change and uncertainty are an opportunity for leaders to differentiate themselves and make a meaningful impact.”

I sat down with Atkinson to discuss how leaders throughout their careers can support their employees and navigate uncertainty in 2023 and beyond.

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This article was written by Marcel Schwantes and originally published on www.inc.com