CEO of CKM Inc. shares keys to surviving recession
The simultaneous crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and the global economic collapse have left many executives cowering in their C-Level bunkers.

Carl Sheeley Jr. is having none of that.

“I feel so comfortable in an economic downturn,” Sheeley says. “I know it seems counterintuitive, but I do.”

What fuels Sheeley’s optimism? He survived the economic quagmire after the attacks on 9-11 in 2001 and the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, when the American banking system almost collapsed and the U.S. automotive industry needed to be bailed out.

In other words, Sheeley has seen hard times. And they only made him stronger.

“You can complain that rose bushes have thorns. Or you can rejoice that the thorn bushes have roses,” Sheeley says, sounding like a reincarnation of Mark Twain. “It’s been said that sunlight is the best disinfectant. An economic recession is the best sunshine. You can’t hide anything. It’s time for the best to rise to the top.”...
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Ken Notes: I must admit I too like the positive actions and viewpoints that appear in the news during this time, "the rose among thorns".



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