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CTP WEBINAR: CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE: STAFFING UNTIL LABOR DAY

Aired 3/27/20: The velocity at which the Coronavirus pandemic is changing daily makes it increasingly more difficult for club leaders to manage the business and their people. In partnership with the NCA, the Club Thinking Partners team discussed what we know now and what we need to know to make staffing decisions for the next six months.

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RECENT NEWSLETTERS

CTP COVID-19: Newsletter I

CTP COVID-19: Newsletter II

CTP COVID-19: Newsletter III

CTP COVID-19: ANSWERS TO YOUR STAFFING QUESTIONS Newsletter IV 

CTP COVID-19: RESPONSE, REOPEN & RECOVERY

Coaching: A Critical Business Skill For Our Time

Reopening and Restarting 

 

RESOURCES

How Your Club Can Give Back: Clubs HELP

Golf Course Activity During COVID-19

Information, by state, of restrictions and closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Free Tools, Resources and Financial Help for Business Owners Hit by COVID-19

NCA: Corona Virus: What Clubs Need To Know

CMAA: Coronavirus 

Golf Course Superintendents COVID-19 Resources

CDC: Resources for Businesses

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Tracker

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

NCA: Coronavirus and Your Golf Business

Restaurant Hospitality: Latest updates on COVID-19 for restaurants, operators and the food service industry

IRS Extends April 15th payments for 90 Days

NY Restaurants Allowed To Offer Takeout Alcohol

ARTICLES

5/30/2020

COVID RE-ENTRY: Pro Shop Re-Entry Guide

5/29/2020

Preparation Meets Necessity in Club Kitchens

Thoughts on Private Club Finances and the COVID-19 Pandemic

5/28/2020

Our Opportunity

How is the coronavirus changing golf’s future?

5/27/2020

The essence of resilient leadership: Business recovery from COVID-19

5/23/2020

The Covid Surcharge: Companies Confront the Unforgiving Economics of Coronavirus

Rebuilding the Economy Around Good Jobs

5/22/2020

GETTING BACK TO THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS

5/20/2020

Six takeaways from the TaylorMade Driving Relief charity event

Apple iOS NFC Contactless Access Control (coronavirus response)

5 Tips for Safely Reopening Your Office

5/19/2020

Can you catch coronavirus outdoors? Here’s what golfers should know

5/18/2020

Studying Golfer Sentiment Amid Crisis

Golf Is Open in All 50 States, But It’s Not Business as Usual

5/15/2020

The New Rules of Playing Golf Safely

Golf back in swing with 95% of courses open

5/14/2020

COVID-19 Resource: 5 Technologies for a ‘New Normal’ Hotel (Part 1)

The COVID-19 Clubhouse

5/13/2020

12 things recreational golfers can learn from the PGA Tour’s new safety guidelines

Golfers Need to Mind the Curve to Keep Courses Open

5/12/2020

Contact-Tracing Apps Can Keep Tabs on Coronavirus

5/10/2020

Which part of the game will the pandemic most impact?

5/9/2020

A 9-point checklist to playing golf safely during the coronavirus

5/8/2020

Scenario Planning: Rapid Planning in a Time of Rapid Change

How to run a golf resort in the age of social distancing

Membership: Zooming In On Success

5/7/2020

All 50 states set to have golf courses reopened by May 11

Small Business Survival Guide to Combat COVID-19

5/6/2020

Top Golf Organizations Establish Plan To Return, National Protocols

5/5/2020

COVID Confessions: 10 golfers—in their own words—on how the pandemic has upended their lives and businesses

When to “Return”: Questions Nonprofit Executives Need to Think About

5/4/2020

Shuttered Florida golf clubs ‘adopt’ hospitals to help with coronavirus fight

Goodbye breakfast buffets and notepads, hello germ-zapping robots. How hotels are doubling down on hygiene — and what that means for your next stay.

5/3/2020

CMAA Webinar – What is the Future for Membership Sales and Retention

5/4/2020

‘Clean and Safe’ Certification: The Future for Hotels After COVID-19

5/1/2020

Now Is an Unprecedented Opportunity to Hire Great Talent

4/29/2020

Be smart and safe about reopening your small business in a post-coronavirus world

The New Normal?

4/28/2020

IHRSA Urges A Four-Pronged Approach To Reopening, Urges Governors To Open Health Clubs When Safe

5 ways to rebuild customer confidence post-COVID 19

Flagsticks, handshakes and masks: Infectious disease experts clarify coronavirus risks, say golf ranks as one of the ‘safest sports’

4/27/2020

Legal Issues to Consider When Re-Opening Your Business

As states reopen, many weigh difficult decision to return to work amid pandemic: ‘It’s a precarious situation’

Protecting Golfers and Course Staff Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Best Practices for Golf 

4/25/2020

Flagsticks, handshakes and masks: Infectious disease experts clarify coronavirus risks, say golf ranks as one of the ‘safest sports’

Coronavirus Could Change Restaurants Forever — Here’s What Chefs and Owners Have to Say

4/22/2020

Course Openings Continue a Positive Trend

The Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership

We gave our employees a ‘stimulus package.’ Other employers should do the same

4/21/2020

How COVID-19 is good for golf

Protecting Golfers and Course Staff Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

How You Can Plan for a Safe Reopening

4/20/2020

South Florida Clubs Join Forces to Provide Meals for Medical Center

4/18/2020

Here’s a state-by-state breakdown of where golf’s allowed and where it isn’t

4/17/2020

Crystal Ball Thoughts on the Shape of the Next Normal

Loss of Banquets, Outings Adds Urgency to Push to Reopen

4/15/2020

Guiding private clubs through the financial impact of Coronavirus

Clubs Keep Close Watch as Pool Season Approaches

4/14/2020

Smart Moves by Smart Leaders

Private Clubs: To be or not to be a business

Why We Need Exceptional Board Governance More Than Ever

4/13/2020

Emergency Relief Funds Throw Employees a Lifeline During Pandemic

Consumer Attitudes And Behavior Will Change In The Recession, And Persist When It Ends

Coronavirus Club Update, 4/13/20: Golf Proponents Don’t Hold Back in Making Their Case

4/10/2020

6 Actions to Take in the Next 90 Days to Save Your Business

4/9/2020

Should golf courses stay open during the coronavirus pandemic? 

Planning and Budgeting in Times of Uncertainty (National Club Association)

Learn From the Past: Please Do Not Slash Your Initiation Fees

4/7/2020

CMAA: Research Report – How Clubs Are Addressing COVID-19 Phase 2

CMAAA–COVID-19 Federal Stimulus: What Can Clubs Take Advantage Of

4/6/2020

More Coronavirus Relief Could Be On The Way Including A Second Round Of Stimulus Checks, Goldman Sachs Predicts

Automating hospitality in times of social distancing

4/4/2020

Trump Nominates White House Lawyer to Oversee Coronavirus Business Loans

4/3/2020

Retain Your Members During the Coronavirus Shutdown with Smart Virtual Solutions

55 Federal, State and Nonprofit Relief Efforts and Funds to Help You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

When Compliance Meets Health and Safety

4/2/2020

4 Behaviors That Help Leaders Manage a Crisis

4/1/2020

COVID-19 Hotel Management Plan

As desert courses re-open despite county mandate, golf industry debating next step

How local golf courses are staying open while taking extra precautions to prevent spread of coronavirus

3/31/2020

How Businesses Could Emerge Better After COVID-19

Coronavirus Effects Throughout the Golf Business

3/30/2020

How to Build a Business Continuity Plan

Covid-19: How The Hospitality Industry Can Find A Way Through

Your Employee Tested Positive for Covid-19. What Do You Do?

How Nonprofits and Board Members Can Respond to COVID-19

$2 Trillion Stimulus Package Update: What Help Did Clubs Get?

LOAN FINANCING ALTERNATIVES AND STRUCTURING CONSIDERATIONS IN LIGHT OF COVID-19

3/26/2020

Spring 2020: Crisis or Opportunity?

Mark Cuban Just Shared His Best Advice for Small Businesses Fearing a Recession

Inc.’s Essential Business Survival Guide for the Covid-19 Crisis

COVID-19 and Hospitality: 7 Alternative Ways to Cut Costs and Save Your Business…BEFORE Resorting to Layoffs

All You Wanted To Know About Those Tax Stimulus Checks But Were Afraid To Ask

3/25/2020

Here’s a state-by-state breakdown of where golf’s allowed and where it isn’t

Are You Leading Through the Crisis … or Managing the Response?

3/24/2020

Resources for Workers Impacted by Coronavirus Layoffs and Lost Wages

Country club members, managers step up with good deeds during crisis

Country club members, managers step up with good deeds during crisis

Communicating Through COVID-19: Top Five Best Practices for Restaurants

3/21/2020

Golf courses across the country continue to adapt as restrictions pile up

Immunologist Answers Questions Submitted During Club Industry’s Town Hall about the Coronavirus

3/20/2020

The Coronavirus Crisis Doesn’t Have to Lead to Layoffs

How to manage the COVID-19 impact – Tips & Recommendations from 10 Hotel Industry Experts

3/19/2020

Time To Hit Pause: What Employers Need To Know About Yesterday’s Families First Coronavirus Response Act

3/18/2020

How golf clubs are adjusting (and readjusting) to find a role amid coronavirus crisis

Golf as Social Distancing

Here are best practices for remote-managing your small business

3/17/2020

Coronavirus Club Update

5 things small-business owners can do to respond to coronavirus fears

Paid sick leave: Who gets it during the coronavirus outbreak

Tips for businesses to stay connected, afloat during coronavirus shutdown

Congress Is Poised to Come Up With Coronavirus Aid for Small Business. Here’s What to Expect

What Now? COVID-19 Survival Guide for Restaurants

Golf courses grapple with the decision to stay open or close as COVID-19 safety measures intensify

3/16/2020

How golf can be the oasis amid the Coronavirus storm

3/10/2020

How to protect your small business in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak

 

CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE FOR CLUB RELIEF!

Support the fight to include 501(c)7 organizations in the next COVID-19 relief legislation.

NCA has made three simple steps you can follow to advocate for the inclusion of private clubs in the next COVID-19 bill. Here’s what to do:

  1. Write a letter/email to your representative using NCA’s customizable sample language advocating for the inclusion of 501(c)7 organizations in the next relief bill. This language can also be used as talking points for a phone call with your representative’s office.
  2. Find your representative and send your letter/email to them.
  3. Stay connected to NCA’s Coronavirus Resource Center and our rapidly updated Legislative page to get breaking news, guidance, answers to your questions, easy-to-share resources and much more.

The State of Connecticut has directed all non-essential businesses and not-for-profit entities to prohibit all in-person functions, effective Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. In compliance with this directive, Club Thinking Partners’ Connecticut physical office will be closed, but our team is actively working remotely.  We look forward to continue serving our clients during this challenging time and partnering with our colleagues and peers to help clubs with their immediate and long term needs as a result of the Coronavirus. Stay healthy and safe everyone…we will get through this. Together!