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Tim Berry on business planning, starting and growing your business, and having a life in the meantime.

A Thousand Answers to The Big Question

The question was:

What measures should small businesses take to weather this economic downturn?

It was asked 13 days ago on LinkedIn by Chad Moutray, chief economist of the SBA.

As of this morning, there were more than 1,000 answers.

Would you like a summary? Well, yes, me too … but it’s more than 1,000 answers. I spent some time there browsing. With 36 pages of answers, the recession might be over — or become a depression — by the time you or I read them all.  I’m not claiming to have read more than the first few pages of them, but here’s an digest version (quote or paraphrase, with my comments in brackets):

And so it goes.

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