The planning you do beforehand makes all the difference in getting back to work after a natural disaster. (Photo: Getty)

For Byron Ellis, hurricanes are old hat.

The managing director in United Capital’s The Woodlands office, about half an hour outside Houston, told our sister publication, ThinkAdvisor, that Harvey is the fourth or fifth hurricane or tropical storm he’s endured, but it doesn’t matter how a storm is rated. “Both can be equally as bad, whether it’s rain, or electricity is out, trees getting blown down,” he said.

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