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Led by founder Katie Mask, Swan Haus provides interior designers with elevated, strong, strategic brands so they can joyfully & efficiently build a lasting legacy.
The COVID-19 Pandemic is uncertainty at its finest (or rather, it’s worst). While the world struggles to understand how to respond and how to prevent further illness and economic harm, it can seem almost impossible to gather any inner peace. There are many looming fears and unanswered questions. Especially as a business owner, it can be easy to slip into a doubtful mindset; “Should I even be doing this? Maybe I should quit. A simple 9-5 sounds pretty good right now.” Maintaining your business during Covid-19 can see daunting and uncertain.
While it may seem that working for a large corporation would be the easier route right now, those large corporations are struggling too. At any moment, employees could lose their jobs and livelihood. I’m so grateful to own my own business, where I hold the cards and have the power to make things happen. I have the resources and willpower to control my future – and so do you!
Here are the facts: This pandemic is TEMPORARY. It will NOT last forever. Yes, it seems that right now is a time of business famine, but a feast will soon come. Eventually, everything will go back to normal. Consumers will be eager to spend money and gain value after a long period without. Restaurants will be full, with 2-hour waits. Retail shops will run out of inventory. Events will sell out. Businesses will begin to thrive again. The key isn’t to just sit around waiting for things to go back to normal. The key is to start preparing your business now so you’re prepared for that time. How will you stand out to the public when consumers have their wallets in hand, ready to spend? As the saying goes, “You reap what you sow”. What can you sow right now, that you’ll be grateful to reap later?
After reviewing these tips, set goals and make plans to take action. If it seems overwhelming, choose only one thing to focus on. Then once that’s done, move on to the next thing. You can dramatically help your business during Covid-19 by seeking to move forward, no matter how small the steps. Remember, done is better than perfect! If you took only a single step forward in one of the above areas, you’d already be way ahead of where you are now.
Have questions? Don’t hesitate to ask! I’m more than happy to help. Shoot me an email or comment below.
I’m rooting for you and I know you can do this! I hope you and your loved ones are staying happy, safe, and healthy. You’re in my prayers! ❤️