early warnings

Storms: The Sneaky Killer Of Business Growth

No matter who we are, it’s likely that sometime in our lives we have faced some kind of storm that has affected us. Whether it meant we had difficulties or could not get to work, or if a storm has stranded us in the middle of nowhere, the fact is that disasters happen – it matters most how we react.

Businesses Face A Double Blow

When it comes to severe storms, businesses can face double the damage, both in lost wages and in property damage. This recent storm in Stafford, TX is a prime example:

Winds ripped up multiple greenhouses at Weatherford Farms Nursery and the entire front facade of Yukon Glass was blown out. Part of the ceiling also caved into the showroom.

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Cancer Warning: Would You Be Ready?

cwJudy Hendren Mello was 23 when she lost her mom to breast cancer in 1967, but she never lost her mom’s fighting spirit. It saw her through another tragic death ten years later that of her brother, Jerry. Hendren, from cancer, at age 36.

Then, in 1987, Mello, by now a high-powered international investment banker in New York City, discovered a soft lump high on her tight breast. The surgeon told her it was unlikely that it was malignant and suggested waiting several months to see if it went away. But she wasn’t about to do nothing–Mello’s mother believed that her own delay in getting help had cost her her life. “Her warning to me was clear and simple: Take charge of the situation and act.”