“We saw pivoting in COVID. Well, what is it now? What’s the new pivot? It’s just been a vise grip of pressure emerging from the pandemic. Is a pivot going to be enough, or does it need to be something more?”

Corinne Hodges, who runs the Association of Women’s Business Centers, a national network offering training, mentoring and financing to entrepreneurs, commenting to The New York Times for a story titled “After Enduring a Pandemic, Small Businesses Face New Worries.”