COVID19 Reopening Facts

Long ago, I opined that the United States was facing 50 individual fights as it relates to COVID19.

Fifty Fights — COVID19 War

Now, I opine there will be a like number of “re-openings.” They will be guided by the facts. Let me use a couple of examples.

These numbers are for the time period 2-1-2010 to 5-1-2020. This is three months. These are CDC numbers comparing New York City versus the State of Texas.

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Re-Opening V Re-Visioning

Comes now the heady prospect that states within our glorious Union may soon be freed from COVID19 timeout and thereby businesses, both large and small, will be allowed to re-open.

What is the first task? Re-Visioning.

There will be no “one size fits all of y’all” plan as all states and businesses are different. Businesses are different.

What is painfully true is that the business environment we knew pre-COVID19 will not magically re-appear. There will be no going back to the past to define the future.

It is a new ballgame.

A new ballgame requires a new business plan. A new business plan requires a re-visit to the original Vision, Mission, Strategy, Tactics, Objectives, Values, and Culture of the company in light of the changed environment and marketplace.

Business planning building blocks graphic

The future will NOT be the past in a new dress or with a sleeker haircut or some great RayBans. It will be dramatically different.

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