The great thing about a financial crisis and a recession is that they offer everyone the opportunity to be stretched in their current jobs. Certain practices can make the experience especially productive. Confronting the greatest business challenges to occur in generations, you’re being handed a chance to become better. It’s an opportunity that everyone faces, but not everyone will grab.'
"Business journalist Geoff Colvin writes that the recession presents some intrepid managers with a rare opportunity to reinvent themselves and their businesses. He proposes 10 strategies that firms of all sizes can use to compete in the post-recession world." The Washington Post
"Credit Geoff Colvin with sharing everything he knows that can help many (if not most) companies to survive and then prevail during the current recession, and eventually thrive in its aftermath. I suggest that business leaders who read this book think of it as a hybrid: a wake-up call/reality check and an operations manual." Examiner.com
"For an incurable glass-half-full optimist, the title was full of hope. The book is not quite so, but yet, I found it an easy, if not engaging (at times), read. Subtitled “Ten Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath”, that is exactly how Colvin has laid out the chapters." Aspire
The economic peace of the past generation is over. We’re in a war for survival, beset by fear, uncertainty and doubt. As on any battlefield, conditions demand a seriously different kind of leadership from that which is appropriate in peacetime. Leaders must be prepared to make strategic, structural, financial and operational
In this book, you will learn to Forecast movements and key recessionary turning points in the business cycle; implement a set of powerful battle-tested strategies over the course of the business cycle; rebuild your organization with a strategic business cycle orientation and thereby make it much more recession-resistant and resilient over
In the economy of a few years from now, what will people do better than computers? Technology is rapidly invading fields that it once could not touch, driving cars better than humans do, predicting Supreme Court decisions better than legal experts, packing boxes, identifying faces, scurrying around hospitals delivering medications, all