Scientists believe, with caution that is, that the dreaded Covid-19 virus may now be moving from the epidemic phase to the endemic phase, much to the relief of humanity as a whole.
Emotionally, two years of experiencing fear and uncertainty of what will become of us and our families, together with economic hardships resulting from lockdowns in our workplaces, have left us all perplexed and uneasy about the future.
Our structured career paths, together with our dreams and aspirations were somewhat dented, bringing up the old adage: “you never know what the future holds”.
In an attempt to recapture what was and to mitigate the effects of Covid, fashionable recent quotes are used to inspire motivation and inspiration in the business and personal world. These include the terms “Level-Up” or “Levelling Up” and, although this attempt may be a genuine call for all of us to work harder or smarter, its adoption may be dismal and of no consequence.
The reasons for this are multiple, and include these terms being lethargic, overused, insulting (in that they suggest we were not doing our best before) and irrelevant for our current post-Covid situation and state of mind.
However, the main reason why it doesn’t resonate with us is that it does not address what is really important to most of us, which is family, personal well-being, caring, love and happiness.
The fears and effects of Covid have made us realise that these are the important things in life, and it should not be all about work delivery, financial gains and material wealth.
Whilst personal financial resources are important in most of what we do, we should not be so focused on achieving it that we neglect the things that will define our true worth… a happy environment for our loved ones, delightful memories, legacy and personal reputation.
These important attributes that define us are conceptualised and actioned in almost every instance from our own homes, our “nests”, and therefore Century 21 South Africa has embarked on a national campaign to encourage us all to Rise Up. To Rise Up from the shackles of Covid, from the noise and clutter of materialism at all costs and from life’s daily challengers and to…
Rise Up South Africa, Rise Up to… Home!