I’ve seen this image around the web a lot in the past few days. Radiating from the question of the day “Who do I want to be during COVID-19?” are three bands: the Fear Zone, the Learning Zone, and the Growth Zone. I want to be in the Growth Zone.
Those in the Fear Zone are afraid and self-focused. Their basest instincts have taken over. They’re the people who forward you every sort of alarming message or news item accurate or not. They hoard toilet paper.
Those in Learning Zone do what they can to stay out of the Fear Zone. They are less reactive to the news, but remain defined by the crisis. I’d guess that those in the Fear Zone and those in the Learning Zone comprise close to equal parts of a large majority.
The Growth Zone is a different place. The relatively few here are using the current situation as a jumping off point: a reason, a catalyst, a unique opportunity, to transform. They are consciously extending themselves beyond their current situation and worldview. They are taking time to learn, reflect, help others, be present, reset, and find new challenges even amid this crisis.
This does not mean they don’t take the crisis seriously.… Read the rest and share