How Network Marketing Is Helping People Turn Uncertainty into Opportunity.
We are currently experiencing trying and uncertain times, the likes of which most of us have never seen before. In addition to the global pandemic affecting the health of so many people around the world, there is an incredible strain being put on the global economy. People are losing their jobs, being furloughed, or being forced to work from home for the first time.
One of the best ways to deal with uncertainty is to keep a positive mental mindset. Now is the time to be more resourceful than skeptical and to look for opportunities to make the best out of trying times. Here are a few opportunities that are presenting themselves as a result of COVID-19.
The Work from Home Revolution
As of late March, more than 160 million people in America are being ordered to stay at home. This number is only expected to grow in the coming days and weeks. While some people have lost their jobs amid businesses shutting down, many of these people are being forced to work from home.
Working from home was already a major growing trend in 2020 before any of this happened. According to the latest available Census data, more than 8 million people in the U.S. work from home full time, and employees that occasionally work remotely have steadily increased from 39% in 2012 to 43% in 2016 to over 60% in 2019.
When people go back to work, the work from home revolution will speed up dramatically. Businesses and employees will have put systems in place to allow for easier telecommuting due to the current situation, and both sides will be eager to reap the benefits of working remotely when things return to normal. Working remotely is no longer a trend; it is here to stay.
Creating a Home Business
For many people who are now unemployed or have been unhappy or underemployed in their current job, this time of social distancing and self-isolation will provide an opportunity to plan for the future. Under normal circumstances, most people don’t have time to explore new business opportunities, but now, many people are finding themselves with a lot of excess time on their hands. Whether it is an opportunity or a necessity, now is a perfect time to think about how to make money from home.
The problem many people face in this situation is that many home business opportunities take a lot of money to start or a lot of time to get off the ground. These are two things that people who now find themselves in an uncertain job situation do not have. One home