The title of last month’s column, “Look for the helpers,” referenced Mr. Rogers’ well-known advice on helping children through periods of crisis. During hard times, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and discouraged, especially given the onslaught of information we’re now inundated with every day. But that’s never the whole story.

As our team has worked hard to cover the fallout of the pandemic and its numerous impacts on our industry, we, too, have at times become worn down by the sheer magnitude of COVID-19 and it’s many negative impacts. But amidst the hardship and sorrow, we’ve also been fortunate to discover many examples of people and companies helping out and doing good.

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the editor-in-chief of BenefitsPRO Magazine and He has covered the insurance industry for more than a decade, including stints at Retirement Advisor Magazine and ProducersWeb.

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