A Weekend in the Life of 2021

A Weekend in the Life of 2021

As change swept the landscape of our lives, there was such a longing to return to our lives as we had known them before.  Would that ever happen?  Would it be possible?  If not, what was life becoming instead?
  
New normal queue the font strikethrough... those words alone are enough to make most of us cringe by this point in 2021 (if not sooner)! 

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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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Shop Indie Local!

Shop Indie Local!
Have you ever stopped to think about what it means to shop local?  
Join me to learn more about supporting independent local businesses, I hope you might learn something that might inspire you to buy local first!
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