Never let a crisis go to waste

March 25, 2020
Jerry Bellune

By Jerry Bellune


President Obama’s chief of staff Rahm Emanuel famously said in 2008, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. I mean, it’s an opportunity to do things that you think you could not do before.”

Savvy entrepreneurs understand.

Look at the bonanza grocers are enjoying. Products are flying off their shelves and ringing their cash registers.

Well, maybe not cash registers. They use more sophisticated computer systems. But they are making a killing and with little effort other than to keep getting supplied every day.

Amazon plans to hire 100,000 more employees at their distribution centers to meet an escalating demand for online delivery.

Bars and restaurants are having to adapt as public officials order them to close their dining areas. But they will pick up business with take out, pick up and delivered meals.

Your local druggists and the pharmaceutical industry is working 24-7 as are hospitals and just about everyone in health care.

The demand has not been this high since the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

So what kinds of products and services do you offer that could be tailored to meet this increasing demand?

Think about it.


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