Preparing your small business for what COVID-19 can provide
We all dream of the day that COVID-19 is no longer an everyday subject; the day when our lives – personal and professional – will go back to something like what we had before this pandemic. That day will come, but until it does, we must deal with our reality.
This pandemic has disrupted the business process in various ways and levels. Entrepreneurs have had to learn to deal with different situations that they had not imagined otherwise and must continue to be proactive in the face of this situation. Here are some ways to help you prepare your small business for what this pandemic may bring.
Appointing a Coordinator
As a business owner, one of your most valuable skills is your ability to delegate. Times like this require quick action. If you feel that there is already a lot on your plate as it is, do not be afraid to appoint someone to help you coordinate the efforts required to respond to COVID-1
Identifying essential processes and inputs
Every company has important processes that ensure that it can function smoothly. Identify the critical activities of the independent insurance agency, as well as solutions or solutions, if these processes are disturbed in any way. It helps you manage risks and protect your business.
Defining an emergency communication plan
Good communication is a must in times of crisis. Make a list of critical contacts, including suppliers, customers and backups, and define transparent communication processes, both internal and external. Be sure to share your response plans with your employees and customers and allow for feedback and questions that can enable you to fine-tune your strategies.
Encourage Sick Employees to Stay At Home
Anyone who is sick can put your entire operation at risk right now. Actively remind your staff that it is best to work from home if they do not feel 100% healthy.