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How to Prepare Your Business for Disruption
  • 18 May 2020
  • Alex Penfield

How to Prepare Your Business for Disruption

If these past few months have taught us anything, it’s that life—and business—don’t always go as planned, and that being prepared for many types of disruption is important. According to the U.S. Chamber Foundation, research indicates that 43% of small-to-medium businesses fail after a disaster. And while forecasting for every unforeseen interruption is impossible, having a solid “what if” strategy can protect your assets and help keep your business as agile, resilient and disruption-proof as possible.

How Should I Reopen My Business?
  • 11 May 2020
  • Jelani Markus

How Should I Reopen My Business?

As a small business owner, you’ve likely asked yourself what things will look like for you in a post COVID-19 world. In fact, you have probably asked yourself several questions since many of the stay-at-home orders have begun. Will customers be back? Will your employees feel safe when they return to work? Is it really the right time to reopen? If you’re considering flipping that “Closed” sign to read “Open,” you should take a few things into account first.

How to Maximize Digital Tools to Keep Your Business Adapting
  • 27 April 2020
  • Taylor Miller

How to Maximize Digital Tools to Keep Your Business Adapting

As a small business owner, it can be incredibly overwhelming to research and decide which digital tools you should be using in your business. At The UPS Store, we put together a list of digital tools for you to review, and hopefully, you can integrate some of them into your small business.

Adjusting to the New Climate of Business: Practical Advice for Small Business Owners
  • 26 March 2020
  • Leo Covey

Adjusting to the New Climate of Business: Practical Advice for Small Business Owners

In times like these, there are no clear or easy answers. Now more than ever, it is important to tap into the inner drive and unique skills that drew us into the world of business ownership. Here are some guidelines to use as a gut check.