PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) 2.0
The economic fallout from COVID-19 has continued to wreak havoc with hundreds of thousands of small businesses shuttering their businesses. After months of Congressional wrangling, the recently passed 2021 Consolidated…Read more »
PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOAN FORGIVENESS: MY 24 WEEK COVERED PERIOD HAS ENDED OR ALMOST ENDED. WHAT’S NEXT?
The CARES Act’s PPP program put $525 billion into the hands of small businesses to retain and pay employees and to assist in paying rent and utility expenses during the…Read more »
THE POWER OF ZERO-BASED PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC
The coronavirus pandemic has created a period of extreme economic uncertainty. The truth is no one knows what economic conditions will be one month from today, let alone 6 to…Read more »
LEADING IN TIMES OF CHANGE: DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT STUFF?
Consider these real scenes in managing during the COVID period: “I have a 70 year old employee who has worked here for 30 years. She’s capable and hard-working. She’s refusing…Read more »
RETURNING TO WORK: HOW BEST TO REINTEGRATE YOUR EMPLOYEES AND TEAMS
As the daughter of a teacher of English, I learned that words matter. What they mean and how to use them makes a difference. I also like playing with words,…Read more »
COVID-19 START-UP AND SMALL BUSINESS UPDATE: MY PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED, WHAT’S NEXT?
The CARES Act allocated $350 billion towards the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The government is working to approve an additional $250 billion for this program as the initial funding is…Read more »
COVID-19 DISASTER LOANS: HELP WITH PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM AND ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN GRANTS
The Coronavirus COVID-19 has spurred the US Government to act with unprecedented speed with the signing of the CARES Act and a $2 trillion stimulus package to provide relief for…Read more »
THE OPERATING MANUAL FOR BUSINESS
There are a litany of books on businesses and how to run them. Reducing all that information to a sort of “how-to” or operating manual is not so common though….Read more »
COVID-19 STARTUP UPDATE: IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO TAKE
The Coronavirus COVID-19 has the potential to become the most disruptive economic event in more than 100 years. The medical impacts are tragic and the anxiety of unknown outcomes prior…Read more »
SUCCESSION PLANNING AND THE NEW YEAR
Reflecting upon the events of 2019, I feel one of the most troubling was an event that occurred as a large project was coming to an end. As the project…Read more »