Once it became clear that the nation was shutting down to avoid Covid-19, many companies scrambled to put processes in place to continue operations remotely. Not Capstone Advisors: the company had already secured contingency plans for such an eventuality, though its professionals admittedly never envisioned the eventual reason needed to implement them.

“We were set up to be able to walk away from the office building and be fully-staffed and fully-operational and fully-effective in our homes,” says Capstone president and founder Alex Zikakis.

The actual reason, though, didn’t matter as the company set up its plans. “Good leadership is having contingency planning in place” long before you need it, Zikakis says.

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