"If you’re young and healthy, you can wind up in the hospital. Your odds of dying are low (.6 percent), but your odds of winding up in the ICU are actually 22 percent or greater."

Completely misleading.

I read the summary of the article you linked.

It's a 22% of going to the ICU if you go to the hospital.

The vast vast majority of people never go to the hospital.

But we all like more fear pumped at us. Must be getting the readers in.


Preparing For The Divide

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If America was married the marriage counselor would likely tell us to get divorced. The trust is gone and the hopes of forever happiness decrease every day.

We now live in an America with no just different ideologies but also different facts. Historical writer, Doris Kearns…


Don’t be so quick to assume

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Can you, as an adult, be forced to take a vaccine? Even if you don’t want it?

Don’t be so quick to assume you know the answer.

The shocking truth is you might be required to under your state laws.

As we have been investigating the issues a surprising number…


The reality of fueling yourself to success

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Motivation is great — but after a while it slips away. It’s fleeting.

Most of us have moments of great motivation. Hearing that speaker, learning something new, or finding a new goal or dream.

Maybe our motivation comes from love. …


Avoid a big mistake few are talking about

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I am watching a very sad trend right now.

Many business owners are setting themselves up for a second round of pain.

There is no doubt that almost every business is in pain from the likes of Covid-19 and the widespread economic changes from it.

And what could make that…


Many have fought for the loans and here’s early advice on getting the grant at the end

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The PPP (Payroll Protection Program) loan program has had its challenges.

Many business owners did get loans. If you did, congratulations! Not everyone had a good experience. Some are still waiting to know if they are in or out.

And if you got the loan you are probably hoping to…


As is often the case provisions in rush federal legislation are working against each other

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The combination of employees, layoffs, unemployment and the loan forgiveness of the PPP are all coming together in a weird way.

Many employers have fought through banks and bureaucracy to get a PPP loan approved then been hit with a major unexpected issue. …


Real tips on how to do marketing the right way in a strange time

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If you are like most businesses your business has changed due to Coronavirus/Covid-19.

And you’ve probably changed your products and services.

Good marketing would tell you that when you have new products and services you should tell folks about them.

But there’s Coronavirus. …


What we can take away

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I ended my weekend doing what many people apparently did this weekend. I binge watched Netflix’s recent series Too Hot To Handle.

I found it fun and interesting to watch.

I also took time to reflect and pull some business lessons out of the series.

So what can we, as…


The reality of coming back after Coronavirus

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If you are like me you are probably wondering what happened in the last month.

Sometimes I wake up and ask myself if this has been some extended dream.

The chantings of Coronavirus seem unreal. So much of our business world has changed in the last 6 weeks.

But at…

R. Shawn McBride

The Planning Done Right Guy(TM) — focus: The Future of Business — host of The Future Done Right(TM) Show on YouTube. https://linktr.ee/ourshawnmcbride

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