Well, let’s move on from the year that should not be named

Well, let’s move on from the year that should not be named

The year before 2021 (we’re not going to mention its name) was something! Scary…Awful…Terrible…Stressful! But, “the year before 2021” should not be forgotten. What was that? Yep…I did say: “The year before 2021” should be remembered.

Last year was life altering in so many ways that it’s hard to count them all. BUT, a lot of good and productive things came from it too:

Families reconnected…People got outside walking, biking, hiking…New traditions were created. And in business, we saw new services offered…new products and programs tried and invented…and discoveries of many things we previously might have overlooked.

So, while “The Year Before 2021” is a year that will be remembered with many black marks, we should not delete it from our memory banks. We need to look back on the pain, on the loss, on the challenges and learn, grow & adapt. The deficits and unfortunate negativities should be used as tools for improvement, growth and innovation!

What will 2021 bring?

Who knows! But while there are concerns and unknowns out there for my business (and others) … I refuse to let worry keep me down.

The “year before 2021” started it, and I will continue the momentum in our new year: introspection, creativity, nimbleness, getting out of my comfort zone, asking others for assistance, being open to other’s opinion and insight, willingness to experiment and try new things, getting used to pivoting…and: GETTING FUNKY!

If there ever was a year to GET FUNKY…then 2021 is the year!

Let’s Get Funky!

Make it easy for people to do (and keep doing) business with you!

Look up… and surprise someone!

Spencer Rubin is a sales/marketing expert and a passionate advocate for the success of small, local business owners. To sign up for Spencer’s weekly Catalyst Newsletter. Contact 971-732-4745.

“Don’t give up, don’t EVER give up” ~Coach Jim Valvano