Running an independant business in time of confinement is uneasy and the after won't be anything like the before. To face the transition will require adaptibility, resilience,sharpness and consistency.
Jugadu ( जुगाड़ )is a hindi word which relates to a person who does work in an innovative way, can solve complicated issues, etc. with its mind, networks and other resources; who with little resources and outlets relies on tactital approach known as JUGAAD or more recently Frugal Engineering.
It appears to be a really now a day necessity but also a sustainable model to follow.
The fundamentals are :
- Transform constraints and crisis situations into force, by "breaking" the inertia of habits in favor of a new approach.
- Prioritize reality (available resources, conditions of use of the innovation, field tests, etc.)
- Support the product in proximity to the consumer
- Reuse or recycle existing equipment by improving it
- Foster alliances of contributors and knowledge sharing
- Focus on the need to be satisfied and not on the product or service as such
- Cultivate system D and adaptability strategies