These events caught everyone off guard; no one could have reasonably expected what happened to have happened. It will happen again. So when an event like this happens, how will you be prepared and recover? Maybe it isn’t something as major as one of these, but what is your plan? Learn from the experiences of how I not only survived 911, 2008, coronavirus, and thrived. What are your plans for future events which are sure to come?
In football, they have a philosophy called “Next Man Up.” The coaches know, it’s not if you get hurt, it is when. In business, we don’t tend to have this mindset; what are we going to do if and when? Do you have a plan if your office manager suddenly is gone, your production manager, or your top salesperson? What is your “Next Man Up” plan even if it isn’t a person, but a thing, like 911, CV, or the coming recession (at some point, there is another one coming)?