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March 30 – City (Regional) Leader Takeover with Southwest Experience Director Johnathan Wojtewicz
April 1 – The Breakdown with guest Jaime Chapman, military spouse business owner of the year
April 6 – The Breakdown with guest Tiffany Haywood, founder of themrstee.com
April 8 (5:30PM ET) – The Breakdown with guest Chris Miano, founder of Memory Fox and guest facilitator Chris Carlson, North Region Experience Director
April 13 – Office Hours
April 14 (5:00PM ET)– Launch + Learn Session
April 15– The Breakdown with guest Dr. Patrice Carter, founder of Breakpoint Coaching
April 16 – The Breakdown with guest Cameron Cruse, co-founder and co-CEO R. Riveter
April 20 – Office Hours
April 28 (5:00PM ET)– Launch + Learn Session
April 29 (5:30PM ET) – The Breakdown with guest Darius Mahajer, SVP, Regional Lending Director – Southern California at Veteran Launch
Join the conversation: Click on the link to schedule a time to speak on facing challenges such as COVID19 while building your business and how you overcame these external factors. Give your advice on what to Keep Doing, Start Doing and Stop Doing.
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance for a small business. These loans can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
New federal legislation and appropriations has opened up the possibility for small businesses to receive assistance for economic loss due to COVID-19. Details of eligibility and administration of this assistance from SBA are still being addressed by the SBA. However, some information from the traditional SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program will still apply for COVID-19.
This includes hosting larger meetings, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers, and the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive.
These are the same tools that the GFS team uses on a daily basis and can attest to their usefulness for staying virtually (and globally) connected.
We know that for many of you, working from home is a big and unexpected change. To help with the transition, we’re sharing best practices on how teams can work together when they’re not together, including G Suite tips for remote teams, and free Primer lessons including Working Remotely and Productively at the Same Time, Collaborate While Working Remotely, and Transitioning to Remote Work. These resources are available—and more will continue to be added —at https://grow.google/remotework and on Google for Startups social channels.
Helps address humanitarian and economic challenges, supporting vulnerable and underrepresented communities, small businesses and existing nonprofit partners
US health system under stress – What the US needs to do––right now––about coronavirus, from three health and public policy experts.
Coronavirus and the global economy – Business leaders are asking: will there be a recession, how bad will it get, and what are the scenarios for recovery and growth?
Surviving a sustained crisis – HBS Dean Nitin Nohria discusses the qualities of organizations that are best equipped to cope before, during, and after a pandemic.
What to do about bad news – HBS Professor Amy Edmondson says transparency is “job one” for leaders in times of crisis.
Don’t let yourself or your team be blindsided. With readiness and resiliency being the goal, following are some lines of thought that should be a part of your internal discussions.