“Proactive people carry their own weather with them”   -Stephen R. Covey Obviously you can’t predict the future, but you can be proactive to be more prepared for various challenges your business might face. Being proactive includes having contingency plans in place to help you weather unexpected storms. One of the most important strategic tools you…

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All businesses have their ups and down, good times and not-so-good times. When business is lean, like now, two things will help you pull through. One, keep in mind that the present situation is only temporary. The good times will return. Two, use the time you have now to focus on the essentials, so when…

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As some states and municipalities begin to relax stay-at-home restrictions, employers have a big decision to make as to when and how to re-open their businesses. Two of their biggest challenges are how to ensure the workplace is safe and how to convince employees it’s okay for them to return. Maintaining social distancing measures and…

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Challenging times can also be opportunities. In the words of Jimmy Dean: “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” How are you adjusting your sails? First of all, stay visible – be sure you have something on your website to let people know…

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