As the latest news release unfolds about non-essential business closures, many are left with the looming question of “what now?” All scenarios - essential or not - require a thoughtful approach on how to handle this fluid situation.
Strap yourself in. While revered, your position is also risky. You will likely need to manage tensions with technology, supply chain, customer service, partners and your teams.
What should you do now?
You need to strap yourself in too. While we are all cringing at the impact on small businesses and non-essential services, we can’t challenge it. We are all in this for the greater good. That said, goodwill doesn’t make it hurt less.
Do not go dark. Undoubtedly, someone has already told you to cut spend. Stop all work - even the strategic work that can be done remotely. Don’t please. Just spend differently, build strategy from your kitchen.
I wish I knew how to use my instapot. And that I had a system for weekly meal plans. Why do we tell you this? Because I have a long list of rainy day projects that I never get to. We all do. I am willing to bet that your business does too. The rainy day is here. Scratch that - the monsoon has come.
So, what was on your rainy day project list? What should be on it?
Let’s get you started. Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 on the following foundational business strategies. 10 = Perfect.
All 10s? Good for you. For the other 99%, let’s get started. You need to stay present in the coming weeks and come out stronger, and possibly different when this is over.
So, what now? What should your specific business do? Good question. Give us a call. We are helping our community in the best way we can right now, and offering free consults to get you started. We don’t have all the answers in these uncertain times, but we can work through this with you.
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