It’s not an easy task to lead a team or company during this time. Many organisations are now also facing the added complexity of running remote teams – something that not every company can transition seamlessly to. Productivity and communication can take a hit as employees adjust to the new normal.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a major paradigm shift for businesses, economies and industries across the world.
While the Fourth Industrial Revolution has been a term tossed about in industry conferences and business events since 2016, we believe that the unprecedented need for social distancing has likely sped up the timetable for the advancement of technologies we rely on to live, work and interact.
A self-made billionaire, Nathan Blecharczyk made his first foray into entrepreneurship during high school, when he launched a business and sold to over 20 countries. Years later, the Harvard computer science graduate became Airbnb’s first engineer, establishing the tech company’s engineering, data science and marketing teams. This ultimately saw him playing a crucial role in leading the brand’s global expansion.