WE ALL have feelings of sorrow and anger following the July 11 disaster at Mari. We are all trying to cope with the aftermath: mourning, power cuts, business and personal disruption, costs we will have to bear, uncertainty on the impact on state finances. We are all seeking to apportion responsibility.
But could it be that disaster can also bring opportunities?
The explosion is also a call to arms, revealing tremendous weaknesses in our polity, uncovering much that we always knew was wrong with Cypriot politics, politicians, civil servants and civil society – ourselves.
It is time we think of ways ahead in a positive way.
On July 21, we at Performa Consulting ran an open meeting of our Out of the Box Club to see what the positives could be.Read More