INFLUENCIVE interviewed Blake Mallen on his thoughts on the topic of change in a post-pandemic world. As one of the foremost advocates of positive change, Mallen believes that instead of being feared, change should be welcomed with open arms. In his enlightening TEDx Talk, which surpassed one million views and was recently featured on Ted.com, he already recognized the need for people to ‘shift the script’ long before the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways no one could have ever imagined. As a matter of fact, the global crisis has caused a historic global shift in almost every facet of life—travel, events, social gatherings, job market and the workplace, health, education, and many more. Being someone in the entrepreneurial landscape, [Mallen] has witnessed the transformation that the pandemic has brought about…..For many, the inevitable and temporary lull in operations worldwide has shattered traditions, routines, and habits. It has even created all kinds of uncertainty, fear, and assumptions around what might happen in the succeeding months. According to Blake Mallen, a lifestyle entrepreneur, business catalyst, and investor, the world is changing, and everyone needs to change with it intentionally….”