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Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma and Porter Erisman at a press conference for Taobao after the SARS crisis.

I was a VP at Alibaba during the SARS crisis in 2003. Here’s what Jack Ma did to unite our team, accelerate revenue, and launch a new business a...

"The door to my home was chained shut, a guard was stationed in my apartment building lobby, and I and 400 Alibaba colleagues were forced to run the company from our homes for 10 days."
A view from the author's window.

I’m an American locked down in Paris, where police patrol the streets and people cheer hospital workers from their windows. Here’s how I p...

"I'm grateful to be living in France, where there is universal healthcare and where the president has chosen to save human lives over the economy."
Anxiety inhibits sleep.

5 ways to get restful sleep during a pandemic, according to a sleep expert

Best-selling author Dr. Mike Dow says one of the best ways to protect yourself against COVID-19 is having healthy sleep habits.
Don't cancel events you had rescheduled.

5 easy ways to help support your favorite local businesses starting today, according to small-business owners

"If you have to cancel an event, try to reschedule instead of asking for a refund," said Samantha Myers, co-owner of a princess-themed party space.
The coronavirus has killed 2,958 people but no one younger than 10 appears to have died from it.

The real-life effects the coronavirus is having on children in custody battles and how their parents should respond, according to a family lawyer

"Courts will not deviate in their evaluation of what is in the best interest of the child. Neither should the parents."
Place news next to ads to keep viewers informed.

Brands can save American lives during the coronavirus crisis by running ads next to news coverage of the pandemic

David Cohen is president of the Interactive Advertising Bureau. He says solid, fact-based reporting educates, informs, and saves lives.
Peter Vanham poses with his mother, Ann Kellens, and his father, Guido Vanham, who retired last year as head of virology at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium.

A top virologist in Belgium has been writing his children letters to calm their coronavirus fears. Here’s how he assuages their concerns.

Guido Vanham is the former head of virology at the Institute for Tropical Medicine in Belgium. This is what he told his son in Switzerland.
Jay Friedman.

How to lead your team when everyone’s working from home, according to a president who’s managed more than 350 remote workers for over a de...

Jay Friedman is the president and partner of Goodway Group. He says bosses need to be flexible to help employees work through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Erica Keswin.

3 ways to stay connected and not feel lonely by ‘bringing your human to work’ while working from home

You can start by asking yourself this one important question: Does your calendar reflect your values?
Think outside the box for ways your business can survive this challenging time.

3 critical ways you can strengthen your business during the pandemic

By adapting to the way things are currently, you're more likely to survive and then thrive when it's over.