It was a simple question… “How’s your year going?” As I watched his expression change and heard the strain in Bob’s voice as he spoke, the angst was palpable.
“Nearly a whole month of not being able to work on projects, and a slow start back, with unexpected setbacks dictated by circumstances out of my control, has taken its toll,” he said slowly. His eyes reflected defeat. As we talked it was evident Bob felt a lack of control in his business.
Almost every business owner I’ve talked with over the past two months can relate to this experience at some level. (more…)