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GWBCC Breakfast Series | The New Normal for Small Businesses - Shared screen with speaker view
Akilah Witherspoon
44:43
Thank you for having this conversation
Akilah Witherspoon
44:58
and even talking about productivity and working from home
Bridgett Gagne
46:32
That is so true what Marie Johns is saying about working from home and doing too much.
Akilah Witherspoon
01:01:00
access to capital plays a big role in black business being able to grow and grow with sustainability.
Akilah Witherspoon
01:01:23
we need alternative funding options that work for black people.
Bridgett Gagne
01:07:52
Yes, diverse financial institutions- non-bank lenders, CDFI, community banks, etc.
Bridgett Gagne
01:13:41
#selfcare is important...we need our leaders to stay healthy!
Akilah Witherspoon
01:15:03
will you provide a link to rewatch this discussion?
Akilah Witherspoon
01:21:44
I think as we develop our new normal we need to build/rebuild our physical communities. Black banks and financial institutions would be instrumental in that endeavor. I think we need to look at what we need on a broader scale as business reestablish themselves. We need to be doing something way different than we were doing before.
Akilah Witherspoon
01:25:15
Of course it's a great time to be an entrepreneur. It always is most businesses that we see that are huge today gained momentum during pivotal times in history.
Akilah Witherspoon
01:27:18
I think people have to realize they must adapt or possibly die. We can't lay down in dispair over these current events. We have to keep going.
Akilah Witherspoon
01:27:58
will you have more of these?
Akilah Witherspoon
01:28:20
it be great to see these talks more often and possibly open up conversations
Akilah Witherspoon
01:30:17
yes we need the support of our black banks.
ANTHONY BELL
01:31:10
Thank you, thank you, thank!! Tremendously valuable information shared by the panelists. As Cathy Hughes would always say, Information is Power!
ANTHONY BELL
01:31:58
From is Tony Bell :)
Akilah Witherspoon
01:33:26
how can we contact those on the panel today?
Bridgett Gagne
01:33:27
Thanks!!