The eternal rhetoric on the matter of “What is more important: academic achievements or in-field experience?” is hopefully out of fashion once and forever.
While both matter, academic and experience, the same as work-life balance, are meant to be in equilibrium, not in confrontation.
In theory, it is a great philosophical argument, but in real life – both matter.
Nevertheless, the prevalent mentality hints at the newly occurring correct answer – the attitude prevails over both academic know-how and on-the-ground experience.
The pandemic allowed us to see in ourselves and others who is a true leader and who is not.
The last two years were the reality check on how well you were practically prepared for such a theoretical subject as crisis management.
It was a chance to demonstrate your best qualities, skills, and creativity.
The leaders stepped up…
Non-leaders revealed themselves…