If you are a business owner looking to seize an opportunity for a transaction before the end of the year, beware that time is of the essence. Start mobilizing your business and legal advisors and preparing for a transaction, so that you are ready for the wave of mergers and acquisitions in the fourth quarter of the 2020 calendar year.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to slow down and has even given us space and time to re-think - and maybe even overthink - areas of our lives. For me, it has also forced me to address my high-functioning anxiety in different ways, as my usual outlet to handle my anxiety of physical activity (notably, doubles pickleball) is not currently an option. For those of you that relate, what are you doing (especially during the COVID-19 pandemic) to control your anxiety (whether high-functioning anxiety or something else)?
For years, I have advocated to workplace leadership to consider encouraging more remote work and incurring less rent. I was frequently met with a light brushoff, as the historic mindset of those in charge was that a large office space was necessary to be productive. This mindset might have taken an entire generation to alter (e.g. until the millennials held the leadership roles). However, the COVID-19 pandemic may just have sparked a change in this mindset. As the office doors begin to open, what changes will we see to office life as compared to pre-COVID office life?
As you pivot to life after sport, or to your next playing field, in whatever phase of life you may be in, what are you willing to do to become a master or expert? Are you willing to devote 10,000 focused hours?