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The Business Doctors will see you now! – Free one to one consultation via Zoom

Posted: 1st May 2020

Dear fellow business owner,

I hope you and your family have managed to stay safe and well during the pandemic.
This crisis has been a huge challenge for businesses regardless of size. A few have been allowed to
continue trading, but a lot of companies were forced to lockdown and furlough their employees. All
businesses have been affected by the lockdown in one way or another even the businesses that
could continue trading.

Many of you that were forced to lockdown have been busy these passed weeks applying for help
under the different government help packages and working hard on how to retain cashflow during
the lockdown. A lot of you have also spent many hours on working on your business and maybe
come up with some great ideas and many of you have participated in a huge number of webinars
and workshops to educate your-selves or upgrading your skills determined on establishing the
foundation for your company’s recovery and future growth.

I admire this greatly! Well done to all of you!

A lot of you are now getting to a point where frustration sets in. You are eager to go and have a lot
of ideas and/or acquired a lot of knowledge that you may be unsure about or may find difficult to
apply in a structured way in your own business and maybe you are still deeply worried about the
future for your business because you know everything has changed.

The good news:
1 If your business were doing great before the lockdown then there is absolutely no reason
why it should not recover completely and do great in the future! If you plan for it.
2 A crisis no matter how bad always offers new opportunities!
3 The only thing that is required is a structured feasible plan for going forward – a living
breathing plan that maps out the path and the prioritised actions you have to take for full
recovery and beyond to achieve your visions; a plan that focusses on reaping the
opportunities that has arisen in a sustainable way that will consolidate and grow your

If this letter has resonated with you then I offer you one free one to one consultation via Zoom
where I will be able to learn more about your business, the ideas you have and listen to the
challenges you face to see if and how I can help you.

If you would like to book an appointment then please respond to this email address:

I look forward to hearing from you.
Stay safe and well!
Kind regards,

Business Comment

Business Comment is the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce’s bi-monthly magazine. It provides insight on Edinburgh’s vibrant business community, with features on the city’s key sectors, interviews with leading figures and news on new business developments in the capital.
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