Surviving a recession is a little like that joke about two guys who meet a bear in the woods. "We can’t outrun a bear!" says one guy and the other replies. "I don’t have to outrun the bear, I just have to outrun you."
If you run a small to medium sized business employing 5 to 100 people then Fresh Business Thinking have a Leadership Development Forum designed just for you.
What is becoming clear is that a recession is just the time when you need to make sure that your skills are up to date, your business is running like a well oiled machine and that you are at the very least, outrunning the other guy.
I can’t speak for the quality of the program but a combination of regional one day events and online learning and collaboration tools seems like a good way of having peer to peer support for keeping ahead of the game.