Coronavirus Crisis Resource Center — Wisely Navigate The Pandemic


This page last updated 11/10/2020.

We are in a worldwide pandemic (with cascading economic effects) and this can be quite unsettling and paralyzing.

To give you hope and practical advice, I've put together this Coronavirus crisis resource center to help you personally and professionally adapt and respond to the unprecedented (in our lifetimes) event we all find ourselves within.

Whether it's your family, your freelancing, or your small business, there are unique challenges faced each day. It will not be easy, but together we can navigate it more effectively.

Coronavirus Crisis Status Update: Where We As A Country Stand

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The Severity Of The Situation

This pandemic is likely going to last a year or more. The costs will be high for human lives and the negative economic impact (there will be positive as well, especially in the long-term).

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The Loss of Human Lives

Due to the severity of the virus (although not yet as severe as past pandemics) and how easy it can spread, COVID-19 has had a negative effect on the health and lives of people. And it's not just deaths, but the number of issues and deaths that comes from the overwhelmed medical system.
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The Economic Costs of The Virus

As our country and others have executed virus mitigation strategies, it's also caused a drastic economic downturn and financial cost. Unemployment illustrates this well. And, while many people suspect the economic downturn of shelter-in-place, it seems the culprit is the virus and the uncertainty it brings.

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Don't Fall Into The Traps!

"Where the shamers would have us submit to a monopoly on knowledge, the debunkers would have us surrender to epistemic nihilism."  Ari Schulman, The New Atlantis

The problem we must solve must address the many competing priorities of this complex situation (even as we often oversimplify it based on our biases). Sweden has not locked down, and yet their economy has been dramatically weakened on top of the much higher number of cases and deaths. There is no simple solution to this complex situation.


Where Can We Find Hope?

"I never doubted not only that I would get out, but also that I would prevail in the end and turn the experience into the defining event of my life, which in retrospect, I would not trade... You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end — which you can never afford to lose — with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be." - Admiral Jim Stockdale, Former Prisoner of War

"For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love. For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” But if you are always biting and devouring one another, watch out! Beware of destroying one another." - Paul, the apostle - Galatians 5:13-15

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How To Effectively Navigate This Crisis

  • Personal Survival Guide: Get tips on how to stay safe and sanitized. Also, explore how to wisely manage money, earn extra income, and engage in the community (for giving and receiving help).
  • Freelancing & Coronavirus: Check out my free webinar to learn how you can effectively respond, plan, and act through the crisis.
  • Small Business Owners & Coronavirus: Check out my other free webinar for how entrepreneurs can navigate the crisis on all levels.
  • Inspirational People Interviews: Check out my series of discussions as we explore how to wisely navigate crisis and uncertainty and emerge stronger because of it.

Understand Your Risk & What Increases or Minimizes It

Daily Situation Updates & Laughs

Daily Virus Tracking

My Coronavirus Crisis Related Content — Articles, Webinars, & Podcasts

I've put together the following resources that are related to the Coronavirus Crisis. I'll continue adding to the library as the pandemic unfolds.

Lessons Learned From A Year of Crises — With Nancy Kleppel 02 June 2021
The United States is Facing an Insurmountable Challenge — A Step We Can ALL Take To Make It Better 27 September 2020
Sorayana Bravo — Lessons Americans Can Learn From The Collapse of Venezuela 14 September 2020
Amy Ogden — Boundaries Will Equip You To Live A 2020 Life Worth Sharing 20 August 2020
Interview — The Danger of One [Freelancers' Show Podcast] 04 August 2020
John Lehmberg — Learning To Let Go When Life Doesn't Unfold How We Hoped 28 July 2020
William Hemphill — How A Thankful Foundation Equips Racial Reconcilers 21 July 2020
Lauren Hisey — How Openness To New Opportunities Facilitates Powerful Growth 13 July 2020
Get Motivated To Make The Pandemic Pivot With These Stories of Success & Failure 07 July 2020
Craig Haynie — Identify The Next Opportunity To Transform Your Life & Business 06 July 2020
Keith Eigel, Ph.D. — Trading Chaotic Confusion For Convicting Clarity by Accelerating Character Development 29 June 2020
Allen Helms — How Learning To Let Go Enables Us To See What Matters Most 22 June 2020
Jim Karwisch — Exploring How Narratives & Systems Inform & Direct Us During Troubling Times 15 June 2020
Jeff Fambrough — How Starting Your Day Right Sets The Tone For An Uncertain Future 09 June 2020
Toby Bloomberg — Pause Your Way Towards Personal Reflection And Business Transformation 01 June 2020
Living "Louder Than Words" In A Pandemic — Discussing The Power of Uncompromised Living 25 May 2020
[Event Recap] What To Do If You're Losing Freelance Work 22 May 2020
Elizabeth Dixon — Navigating The Crisis Purpose-Driven & Compassion-Oriented 19 May 2020
Akilah Charlemagne — Staying Connected With Others Through The Personal Transformation Process 14 May 2020
Todd Miechiels — Embracing The Opportunity To Slow Down & Serve Others 07 May 2020
Andy Johnson — Why Scrappy Problem-Solving Conquers Big Challenges 04 May 2020
Money Whisperer, Olga Kirshenbaum, Unwraps Money Mindset Effects During Challenging Times 01 May 2020
Chris Green: Humility & Respect For Our Limitations Matters Now More Than Ever 27 April 2020
How To Thrive In CORONAVIRUS CRISIS Complexity — Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps Discussion 23 April 2020
Nancy Kleppel: People & Generosity Matter Most During Disasters 20 April 2020
John Hightower Discusses The Importance of Empathy When Facing The Unknown 15 April 2020
Cheryl Mobley Discusses How We Can Stay Calm & Lead Effectively During A Pandemic 13 April 2020
Duff Tucker: How To Stay Anchored & Live Intentionally When Facing Life's Uncertainties 06 April 2020
Denise Renee Interview: How To Respond & Adapt When Life Throws You Curve Balls 05 April 2020
On-Demand Webinar: Coronavirus & Your Small Business — From Chaos To Clarity 30 March 2020
Focusing On What Matters Most During Crisis With Talent Development Executive Travis Dommert 29 March 2020
Your Comprehensive & Practical Coronavirus Crisis Survival Guide 21 March 2020
On-Demand Webinar: Coronavirus & Freelancing — How To Survive & Thrive In Crisis 19 March 2020
For Relevant Magazine: Taking Inspiration and Gratitude From the Early Christians in Pandemic Rome 23 March 2020

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