The 2020 Collapse of Small Business - Series Part 3

The 2020 Collapse of Small Business - Series Part 3

We have been on a journey to explore the impacts of the small business collapse that began in 2020.  In part 3 of this series, we will review the costs to our nation and communities (macros and micro), and ask where we can go from here.  

This has been a tough story to tell as the co-owner of one of the devastated 'Mom and Pop' businesses, but we know the information needs to be shared so that Americans never allow this behavior to be tolerated again.

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The 2020 Collapse of Small Business - Series Part 2

The 2020 Collapse of Small Business - Series Part 2
We continue now into part two of our three-part series on the 2020 Collapse of Small Business.  Buckle up, we are tackling mental health, lockdowns, and rebuilding. 

This series wasn't easy to write or share, but it feels so necessary.  We must all understand the reality of this situation to immediately put a stop to it.  And more importantly, to never allow it to happen again in our great nation.
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The 2020 Collapse of Small Business - Series Part 1

The 2020 Collapse of Small Business - Series Part 1
Most people are likely aware that so many small businesses have struggled in 2020.  But have you talked with them (if you aren't one of them)?  Do you understand how they were (or continue to be) impacted? What about those who lost all?  I would like to share our journey not because it is easy to talk about, but in hopes that it might educate and inspire change in 2021 and beyond.

This series wasn't easy to write or share, but it feels so necessary.  We must all understand the reality of this situation to immediately put a stop to it.  And more importantly, to never allow it to happen again in our great nation.
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PTSD and Suicide, Veterans and Beyond

PTSD and Suicide, Veterans and Beyond
I have promised to talk about #reallife, even when that isn’t easy.  
I would rather be sharing a recipe, offering a wellness course, or talking about a recent adventure.  But today I choose to speak about something very real, often uncomfortable, and so important.  I won’t be silent, and I invite you to join me in the conversation so that we can change it, both the conversation itself and the root causes.
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Texas Adventures - Part 1 Adventures in San Antonio

Texas Adventures - Part 1 Adventures in San Antonio
If you ever have the chance for an adventure through south-central Texas, here are my top picks to check out, indulge in, and learn about.  Part 1, all around San Antonio.  River walking, the Pearl, and of course the Alamo!
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