COVID-19 and Governance: This is not a test

Who makes these policies? And Why?

“Who makes these policies?” I thought, and how? And even if they have authority over all of us, they can’t enforce much with a couple of cop cars and a thermometer.

The first amendment

It’s a crime to meet with your friends in Italy now. You can get up to 3 months in jail.

Who is cancelling the events? And why

All of the conferences I have scheduled between now and May have been cancelled or postponed. I know who makes those decisions. The organizers make those decisions. Mostly, I get to hear first-hand about why they cancelled the events, and it breaks down like this:

What’s next?

We should all do what we can do. For my part, in the coming days and weeks, I will be:

  • Co-authoring a blog (or maybe a series) with people on how distributed governance and information systems could help communities, nations and individuals make better decisions in these types of situations
  • Holding the regular dGov weekly call (today at 2 pm CET) discussing these types of solutions.
  • Offering a few free crash-courses in managing remote workforce. I’ve been managing virtual companies for 23 years and I wrote the book on distributed leadership, so these will be valuable interactive workshops for leaders and team coordinators who suddenly find themselves needing to manage a remote workforce.

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Founder, IwriteICOwhitepapers.com and DAOLeadership.com. Author: "So you've got a DAO: Leadership for the 21st century"

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RebeccaRachmany

RebeccaRachmany

Founder, IwriteICOwhitepapers.com and DAOLeadership.com. Author: "So you've got a DAO: Leadership for the 21st century"