Re-Opening V Re-Visioning

Comes now the heady prospect that states within our glorious Union may soon be freed from COVID19 timeout and thereby businesses, both large and small, will be allowed to re-open.

What is the first task? Re-Visioning.

There will be no “one size fits all of y’all” plan as all states and businesses are different. Businesses are different.

What is painfully true is that the business environment we knew pre-COVID19 will not magically re-appear. There will be no going back to the past to define the future.

It is a new ballgame.

A new ballgame requires a new business plan. A new business plan requires a re-visit to the original Vision, Mission, Strategy, Tactics, Objectives, Values, and Culture of the company in light of the changed environment and marketplace.

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The future will NOT be the past in a new dress or with a sleeker haircut or some great RayBans. It will be dramatically different.

OK, so what do we do, Big Red Car?

The first thing to do is to re-visit your Vision for the company in light of the changed long term environment and walk that back to the first day after re-opening.

You need to revise your Vision which I call “Re-Visioning.”

How do we do it, Big Red Car?

Simple — first, remember Crawl, Walk, Run, the concept that allows you to intellectually scale your Vision.

Vision is the ultimate destination of the company or enterprise. Start with revising the Vision.


But, hey, what the Hell do I really know anyway? I’m just a Big Red Car. The future will take care of itself; it always does. To get to that future you will have to Re-Vision your company. You got this. Now, do