A while back we were seeing global economic unrest because the economy of Greece got wobbly. I really was scratching my head over that one because I thought, Greece? Our stock market is tumbling because of Greece?
I can probably live with shortages of olives and feta cheese. Perhaps I’m being naïve, but it’s not like Greece is a major player.
Now it's China, which is unquestionably one of the big players.
What really bugs me is that every time this happens, business goes straight into the tank. It might be only for a few days or a week. Or it could be months or even years before the people I depend on to buy my work are, once again, feeling secure enough to part with a little dough.
In the meantime, I have to make tough decisions to keep my doors open, cutting back employee hours, doing more work myself, lowering prices and making less profit just to survive these economic freakouts.
As my grandson says, "No like it!"