The bad news is, that extra unemployment benefit is scheduled to end later this month. If that happens, the institute says, “that expiration will result in large spending cuts, with potentially negative effects on both households and macroeconomic activity.” … [Read more...] about $600 unemployment: If Congress lets it expire, it won’t be pretty, says JPMorgan Chase Institute
I was also worried about how our client relationships would be affected; in reality, they are stronger than ever. I actually “see” my clients more than I ever have these days (through Zoom, anyways), and I am learning more about who they are as people. Each day, I get a peek into their daily lives. Recently, I was on a Zoom call with a husband-and-wife client (who I also consider friends), and their son entered the background to join our conversation. Hearing his voice from the other room, my daughter of roughly the same age asked to join in as well. Before we knew it, our kids were talking in the middle of our meeting. I would have never known their son had it not been for this experience. Suddenly, our conversation took on a different level of depth and connection. … [Read more...] about Is ‘work-life integration’ the new ‘work-life balance’?