Many small businesses protect themselves by incorporating. However, companies should also understand how to protect themselves from natural disasters. Forces of nature, like major hurricanes and earthquakes, can have a deadly impact on a small company. It could take weeks, months, and potentially even years for a small business to get back up and running again after a natural disaster.
My company is based in California. We’ve been through earth-rattling quakes and massive wildfires—all within the span of the last year. Luckily, we have been fortunate enough to stay safe, thanks to careful planning and communication.
No matter what your startup may face, here are five simple ways you can prepare your business before, during, and after a natural disaster.