The recession is actually a good thing. This can create new business opportunities. Our customers will be even more anxious to remove waste and produce results. Got this from Mishkin Berteig:

Okay, global markets are in turmoil. Consumer spending is dropping. Economists are forecasting recessions or extremely small growth. Businesses are adjusting revenue and earnings forecasts. Bad news all around. Actually, no. This is the perfect time to be in business. This time of crisis can actually be the opportunity that your business desperately needed, you just didnt know it.

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