Small enterprise homeowners are dealing with many challenges and unknowns because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Most of us have by no means handled this degree of uncertainty, and we’re asking ourselves massive questions like…does anybody care about my enterprise anymore? Are my providers nonetheless related? Can folks afford to work with me?
Even small enterprise homeowners who do really feel comparatively safe of their enterprise mannequin don’t know what motion to take proper now. They’re asking, can I do enterprise improvement? Is now the time to launch one thing new? With everybody releasing content material on the subject of the pandemic, do I must prioritize doing the identical?
A lot of my previous and present shoppers have created wonderful applications, webinars, choices and providers as a consequence of this pandemic. I encourage you to discover what they’re providing, and to assist small enterprise homeowners as a lot as you’ll be able to.
These are ten of my previous and present shoppers and what they’re at present engaged on.
1. Ashley Feinstein Gerstley of The Fiscal Femme
We had plans to launch a personal Slack group however ended transferring launch up a couple of weeks with a view to present womxn an area to return collectively and assist one another throughout this financially demanding and unsure time. I am so glad we did as a result of it is surpassed my authentic imaginative and prescient and expectations. Not solely have members been in a position to get assist and ask questions, nevertheless it’s been unimaginable to see them sharing varied COVID-19 associated updates with one another. Every thing from which automotive insurance coverage firms are providing reductions to how calls with particular bank card firms are going. This shared knowledge has supplied to be invaluable for members.
2. Joanna Lovering of Copper+Rise
Throughout this time of COVID-19, I consider that I need to serve my group, not promote. For that motive, I’ve performed eight (and counting) free webinars on a really related matter to this time in our lives: presenting your self authentically and professionally on video calls.
three. Yoko Kawashima, Purposeful Medication Licensed Well being Coach
My plan this month was to usher in new enterprise by partnering with well being practitioners and start charging for my teaching classes. Within the wake of this pandemic, I’ve determined as a substitute to present again to the group—particularly to these with underlying situations (diabetes, bronchial asthma, coronary heart situations, weight problems or compromised immune methods) who’re extra prone to COVID-19.
I’m now providing a package deal of 4 free well being teaching classes to anybody serious about bettering their wellbeing and longevity! I am going to information you each step of the best way to develop wholesome way of life habits.
Four. Elissa Weinzimmer of Voice Physique Connection
Since COVID-19 hit, I’ve added extra voice & motion warm-up classes to my schedule and opened them up so that individuals can strive them at no cost. I believe now it is extra essential than ever to remain linked to our our bodies and our voices so we will keep in alignment.
I had deliberate to run one other small group mastermind program throughout this time, however I moved that session to the again burner and moved the membership group choices as much as the forefront so I can assist extra folks. It has been actually rewarding to be of service and see so many individuals coming collectively to maneuver and make sound.
5. Stacy Schwartz of Ketanga Health Retreats
For the reason that journey business took a giant hit, we’ve got needed to cancel the vast majority of our journeys for the 12 months, incur many bills as a consequence of these cancelations, and there is no present finish in sight. We have now made some fast changes with a view to keep related and supportive to our group as reserving journey is the very last thing on their minds.
We’re internet hosting digital occasions that mix health and socializing (comparable to our HIIT & Comfortable Hour Zoom Class) to create a way of group and encourage folks to return collectively. We have additionally targeted on creating gentle and related content material that infuses our specialties of health and journey into one thing tangible for proper now, like a listing of the most effective journey films for wanderlust victims. And at last, we’ve got posted a number of movies of at-home exercises led by our wonderful coaches to assist encourage folks whereas they can not get to the gymnasium.
6. Kat Wanting Inform Your Rattling Story
7. Heidi Landis, Licensed Inventive Arts Therapist
This Four-week on-line psychotherapy group for adults will use inventive arts remedy interventions to search out methods to discover, specific and transfer by means of the anxiousness that so many individuals are feeling throughout this time. Utilizing the instruments of theater, music, artwork, and poetry, group members could have the chance to attach, create, and start to search out new methods of coping with anxiousness right now.
eight. Elizabeth Entin of WTF Simply Occurred?!
Since COVID-19, I made a decision to launch a podcast to complement the e-book. Within the podcast, I interview the folks I met alongside the best way who had been instrumental in altering my viewpoint, in addition to different individuals who have had inexplicable experiences. In such scary and unsure instances, I hope it’s useful, that somebody like me—the final particular person on the planet who would have thought-about something afterlifey or paranormal to be something apart from nonsense—modified her thoughts.
9. Michelle Blue of The Journey with Blue
As a small enterprise proprietor that relied closely on in-person talking engagements and workshops, I’ve needed to discover new alternatives and rethink prospects right now. My foremost goal throughout this time is to serve, add worth, and be a way of peace alongside this ‘Journey’. I’ve began a ‘Energy & Prospects’ dialog collection on Instagram Stay offering sources and assist to my viewers. I, thankfully, have been in a position to do webinars for various organizations on ‘The Energy of YOU: How one can Faucet Into & Ignite Your Energy’, along with providing teaching and an internet course to assist entrepreneurs on this space.
10. Ali Krupnik of MyWellCo
Previous to the pandemic, I had simply pivoted to MyWellCo from my earlier model, Alicado Toast. After launching MyWellCo, I used to be confronted with the necessity to quickly shift the enterprise’s focus, as a result of the lodge business has been tremendously impacted by COVID-19.
Presently, MyWellCo is partnering with women-led wellness companies to create the MyWellCo Immunity Package. You may be supporting them, whereas they assist you throughout this time. We’ve partnered with manufacturers which have energy merchandise that may help you in creating or sustaining a sound thoughts, physique, and soul throughout this pandemic.
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