The Morning Briefing and Sharing Today’s Beautiful Sunrise
Every country around the world has its own strategy for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Some countries, like Sweden, are relying on the development of “herd immunity.” However, that approach is not without risks, and shouldn’t be adopted by other countries without consideration of those risks. On the other end of the spectrum, New Zealand effectively eliminated coronavirus. Like Sweden’s approach, New Zealand’s won’t work everywhere. Here in the U.S., some states, like California, are working on reopening, while others remain in lockdown. Wherever you are, we hope that you and your family remain safe, healthy and financially secure!
I am just happy to get out on the beach in the morning for a run at sunrise, then head back home for coffee as I read through my online newsletters.
Our office is working on helping our clients navigate how to follow the limited guidelines for spending the loans/grants funds they have been receiving, while we continue to work with others are still working through the application process and still waiting for news of grant/loan application approval.
I am now focusing on what our new normal will look like as businesses start to plan for reopening and I am not alone. This Morning, Inc. released the results from the first of a planed monthly Small Business Survey they conducted,here is a snapshot of some of results (which are not surprising):
About 55 percent of those polled in Inc.‘s first monthly Small Business Survey, said their top priority when reopening is securing the health and safety of employees. Meanwhile, another 90 percent said their business has seen a negative or significantly negative effect as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Around 28 percent of those surveyed said they have already pivoted their businesses.
In this morning’s NYT Tuesday Morning briefing… the focus is also on business re-openings, the “R factor” and the potential ‘second wave’ of infection …
We know this is a difficult time for everyone, but please remember we are here to help. We can help you navigate the issues the virus and its impacts raises. If you have any questions or concerns at all, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We can set up a phone call or online meeting as we continue to work remotely.