Digital businesses might not be the first industry you think of when considering COVID-19-related changes. However, there are many areas where companies of all types have had to embrace shifting perspectives, immediate concerns, and long-term thinking.
In spring 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau began conducting surveys of small business owners and releasing weekly pulse survey reports. Their January report looked at the hopes entrepreneurs have for their businesses in the coming months. Although outlook varies by industry, a mere 15 percent of retail respondents had an unfavorable view. The others either felt they’d recover in a few months or had experienced no difference.
What makes the difference between companies surviving in a post-pandemic world and shuttering their doors? Here are eight ways you should conduct your digital business operations to ensure you make it through to the other side.
8 Tips for Improving Business Operations in a Post-Pandemic World
1. See the Big Picture.
It’s easy to get bogged down in what’s happening at the given moment. However, things pass. People get vaccinated, the number of cases lessens, and people get back to living their lives. You must be able to look forward six months to a year with realistic expectations.
It’s smart to remain frugal and keep some emergency funds in reserve at all times, but don’t assume a singular event changed life for all time.
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