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Making Lemonade

I have a very enthusiastic eight-year-old who is always looking to be a better person. In her pursuit of making her own way in this world, my daughter (let’s call her Bea) decided that she wanted to start her own business…And then COVID-19 happened.

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The Other PPE

We all know that personal protection equipment (or PPE) has been a prevalent topic lately. Everyone is looking for masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and other products to help us try to flatten the curve. But there’s an entire section of products that folks may be missing out on: reusable items.

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PTSD Awareness

The month of June has been named, among other things, the awareness month for PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder…Somewhere between 7-11% of the U.S. population will have PTSD at some point in their lives.

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Do Good

In these moments, days, and weeks of chaos, I hope that you find yourself going out into the world to face it head on. Go out and do good. No, I don’t mean, “do well.” I mean, “do good.”

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Take a Break

One the biggest challenges…has been the lack of importance regarding mental health in the workplace. While recent years have shown that many employers recognize this need, far more companies still seem to struggle with the idea of taking care of their employees in this regard.

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Re-Open Prep

Re-opening your business during a pandemic can be a terrifying thought. There are different aspects of business – as well as how a lockdown has affected everyone – in order to be aptly prepared to re-open your doors. A huge question seems to be in regards to employees: how can we best take care of our company’s family?

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We’re Open!

Many businesses right now are re-opening but it’s sometimes difficult to find a way to get the word out. Pandemic or not, business big and small often struggle with finding just the right way that they are opening or re-opening…No matter the situation, when you are having trouble marketing face-to-face, you may need to find other ways to advertise.

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Saving Lives

There were blood draws, various radiation-based tests, and even a spinal tap done in an effort to figure out what was going on with me. It was pretty terrifying. But the one thing I remember most was that the nurses on each of those nights were kind, helpful, and comforting.

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Continued Support During A Lockdown

With so many businesses being put on standby – whether because of financial difficulties or being temporarily shut down – people are banding together in an effort to help. We are all starting to learn who is actually essential in running things throughout the country, who is willing to help others, and the importance of business support. Waiters, bartenders, physical trainers, school teachers, and many others are currently trying to figure out how to make ends meet.

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