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Mexican entrepreneurs among the most resilient in the world
Until a few months ago, our day to day was very different from what we are currently experiencing. Little by little we are learning to adapt to this new normal. The situation we are going through has no equivalent precedent and it has changed the way we do things enormously. One of the more timely changes has been the increased adoption of digitization and e-commerce to help small businesses stay active and engaged with their customers during the pandemic. This is perfectly reflected in the recent GoDaddy Global Entrepreneurship Survey 2020 .
During this pandemic, the results of our survey refer to the resilience that entrepreneurs around the world have shown, and especially Mexican microentrepreneurs, entrepreneurs who, despite the difficulties and challenges that the pandemic has brought, are positioned among the most resilient in the world compared to countries such as the United States, Germany or the United Kingdom, among others…
How to Use 2020 to Teach Your Children to Be More Resilient, According to Psychology
We all know firsthand how mentally difficult 2020 has been for us adults. Data is starting to trickle in showing just how hard it has been on our kids.
According to one recent survey, 14 percent of American children are showing worsening mental health because of the pandemic. Studies out of China, Australia, and other countries confirm how brutal the isolation and uncertainty of lockdowns can be for young people.
“Parents are reporting an increase in anxiety levels for children who were already kind of anxious in their temperament, and kids who previously had not had anxiety have developed anxious behaviors,” Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, a pediatrician at Texas Children’s Hospital, told the New York Times. Which probably just confirms what you’re seeing with your own eyes.
This is clearly bad news, but experts do offer some comfort for worried parents. With the right support, going through a serious challenge like a pandemic can help your child develop resilience that will benefit them throughout their lives…
Preparing Your Workplace for Emergencies and Worst-Case Scenarios
An important lesson from 2020 for businesses is to prepare for the unexpected and unplanned. Within the year, businesses across the U.S. have faced a national public health crisis brought on by the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic, spring tornados in the midwest, several tropical storms, hurricanes and wildfires that have devastated the west coast and beyond. September is National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme, “Disasters don’t wait. Make your plan today,” serves as a reminder for families, communities and businesses to have emergency and disaster plans in place year-round. As a business owner or employer, it’s important to prioritize the safety of employees and have plans and procedures available that can be implemented quickly and efficiently…