March 1, 2021

Use it or lose it

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I have noticed over this last year of pandemic measures that there are some things I am doing more of and some things I am doing less of.

If I do more of something, I get better at it. One way to think of this is the boundaries around my abilities expand. I have more room, more scope, and I can achieve more.

Conversely, if I do less of something the boundaries contract and become limiting. I get ‘out of practice’.

If we don’t use it, we start to lose it.

With vaccinations underway and the promise of lockdown easing slowly, I am wondering what skills have atrophied that I will miss as we establish a new way of life.

What about you?

What skills will you need again soon that have become blunt with lack of use?

My best wishes, Paul

Paul Matthews

CEO and Founder of People Alchemy

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