On Monday our state’s “non-essential” businesses finally opened up.
I called up our grooming place, because my dog desperately needs an appointment, and the number is disconnected.
My heart sank.
We’ve been going there for ten years. And left Charlie with them many times when going out of town.
I had the owner’s cell number, but I already knew what she’s going to say. And I actually had a feeling they might not make it.
Next I called the place where I go to get my haircut.
Been going there for the last 15 years.
Out of business.
My daughter worked part-time at a little salad place.
A month after the pandemic started, they closed their doors. Carry-outs weren’t enough to help them keep the lights on.
I looked up the sad statistics… over 100,000 small businesses have permanently closed.
That’s 100,000 dreams shattered overnight. Many of these are financially ruined.
And that’s as of last month. That number is much higher now.
This is the sad reality for a lot of folks today. And my heart goes out to them.
Those of us who can work from home and build a virtual business that doesn’t rely on foot traffic, are very fortunate to be in this position.
All throughout the pandemic I kept thinking…
In fact, I even had to turn down two marketing projects, offered to me by two separate companies.
We can’t control a lot of things in our life
We have no control over the economy. The government. Crisis, pandemics, and unpredictable events that can wreak havoc on everything around us.
These last few months proved one thing…
This book will show you how…
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