Dr. John Johnson is a PhD economist and the CEO of Edgeworth Analytics, a DC-based data consulting firm that empowers professionals to unlock data’s potential. In this episode, we discuss: Economic data on time and possible date on when the economy may start to recover and thoughts on the rehiring process for unemployed COVID-19 workers; Economic analysis on your business, demand for what you sell, remote working and extra costs potentially of reopening; Risk of infections of workers vs. running a remote business data points; Customer base analysis; and Process for you to dig deep into data for your department and business to help make business decisions in the pandemic.
Sam Schutte is the CEO of Unstoppable Software, Inc. The company's software development services as a development partner, and is the host of the podcast at unstoppabletalk.com — which covers the "intersection of business and technology innovation". In this episode, we discuss: Tech vulnerabilities caused by COVID-19;
Technology that companies should be investing in now; and The Virtual Tip Jar he created to raise donations for those who’ve lost their jobs
Cliff Farrah is President and CEO The Beacon Group, Farrah has spent more than 25 years advising clients on organic and inorganic growth strategies and tactics in Healthcare, Technology, Industrial, Energy and Defense marketplaces. In this episode, we discuss: How the pandemic accelerates your comp set; How to choose which competitor to overtake; Near and long-term market disruption considerations; How to identify who in your market is still spending money; and How amid to right-size your organization.
Patti Temple Rocks is the author of the book called "I'm Not Done: It's Time to Talk About Ageism in the Workplace." She is also a senior partner at a marketing agency in Chicago. In this episode, we discuss: Why mature workers are the last ones you should consider cutting; Conversations to have with older workers in choosing furloughs, layoffs and payroll reductions; Signs a company doesn’t value older workers; and How late career workers can increase their value amid COVID-19.
David Veech, author of Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces, teaches leaders how to Love, Learn, and Let Go. In this episode, we discuss: Tips on how to make your business and leadership better coming out of COVID-19; Recommendations on process changes; and Basic elements of a plan to emerge out of COVID-19 lockdown.
Jeff Piersall is known as The Chaos Coach. A former high school and college basketball coach, Jeff is an entrepreneur than has recently exited his business and now specializes in M&A activity for small cap businesses. He is also the author of Dogs Don't Bark at Parked Cars. In this episode, we discuss: How to Course Correct in a Crisis; Knee jerk reactions vs. course corrections; Money and opportunities to pursue amid the pandemic; and How businesses can be more agile and pivot during the crisis.