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Business Stopped? Accept, Then Listen

Business Stopped? Accept, Then Listen

By Dave Rowan

We are experiencing a once in a generation disruption of our personal and business lives.  There is a lot of great advice out there on what business owners can actively do to deal with this crisis.  And while it’s true that these things are important and should certainly occupy a portion of your thinking and…

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5 Strategies to Deal with a Business Disruption

5 Strategies to Deal with a Business Disruption

By Dave Rowan

Hundreds of thousands of small businesses have been disrupted by the coronavirus.  Many are shut down entirely, some are partially open and some are dealing with high worker absenteeism as the virus sweeps through a larger number of communities, sickens employees and forces others to self-quarantine. If you are a small business owner, here are…

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5 Strategies to Deal with a Forced Pause in Life

5 Strategies to Deal with a Forced Pause in Life

By Dave Rowan

The last month has been a time of great, worldwide upheaval in the wake of COVID-19.  As I write, some US states are taking the difficult decision to shut down all “non-life sustaining” businesses and restrict the movement of people.  And, we may be on track for a full lock down of the country as…

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An Opportunity to Be Compassionate

An Opportunity to Be Compassionate

By Dave Rowan

com·pas·sion – noun – sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it. This is the online definition provided by Merriam Webster who has been in the business of telling us what words mean since 1828.  I think this is a wonderful start, but fails to address the groundwork that must be laid in…

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