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Opportunity in the Midst of COVID 19 with Phillip Ramsey and Bryan Dewhurst

Episode 54:

When challenging times come, opportunity comes right along with them. We see this play out over and over throughout history. The entire world is in an unprecedented holding pattern because of COVID-19. How should you respond?

Things are uncertain and scary right now, so we wanted to create an episode to talk about that. Jobs are being lost and business paradigms are being disrupted. But in the midst of this, there are touchstones to hold on to. How can you spend this time with your family? Who should you reach out to? What should you start doing that you were not making time for a month or two ago?

What we are living through represents a huge reset button on many levels. How we respond is up to us. We just want you to know you are not alone, and that opportunities do await in the midst of this crisis.


What You Will Learn in this Episode:

  • The amazing, intentional ways your family can connect during a crisis
  • How to help kids focus beyond themselves and reach out to friends and family
  • Avoiding the “Cam Newton Effect” of blaming others for challenges you face
  • How business paradigms might shift more rapidly in the wake of this pandemic
  • Why grace needs to be more abundant than ever
  • How this crisis might impact commercial real estate
  • The potential of acceleration toward more self-employment
“This crisis is creating some tremendous opportunities for quality time with our families. I just experienced high tea and a virtual international vacation with my family! We face serious challenges, but make the most of this time.” – Phillip Ramsey Click To Tweet “What is one thing you could master in this time, that you would not have been able to focus on if life was going on as ‘normal’?” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet “How do you handle stress? What an amazing opportunity to be able to gut check yourself on how you respond in challenging times.” – Phillip Ramsey Click To Tweet “A lot of inventions and a lot of ideas and a lot of businesses are formed out of these types of moments in history. And so I think you're going to see a tectonic shift in business, especially the more prolonged this is.” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet “In these moments when you don't know the future and have no idea what the future brings, it’s an opportunity to express grace to one another.” – Phillip Ramsey Click To Tweet “The new employee benefit is going to be time and flexibility, not 401(k) match and health insurance.” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet “Could a job disruption be an opportunity to rewrite the next stage of your life, do that thing God has gifted you for, and become a tremendously positive change? I think it could.” – Phillip Ramsey Click To Tweet “Businesses that gather their employees in physical locations are finding that working from home can work. This is going to just accelerate that kind of change for businesses.” – Bryan Dewhurst Click To Tweet