Taking the ideas and why behind it all, combining it with the tools, and tempering with the execution. You may never know what lies ahead, but if you can strategically plan ahead, use tools and automation to support you, and then truly execute on those plans; Then you will truly see success.
Regardless if you are taking college courses at home (i.e. on Zoom), or if you are wanting to learn a new skill so that you get a new job when all this ends. There is a lot to be said about learning while home, and how unproductive many people can be in an environment they aren't used to.
How can we get past this obstacle of deception by perfection? We do with the concept of radical honesty. Radical honesty is direct communication between one to an any number of people. No underlying intention or even backward plan, we directly say our words. Speaking with pure of heart.