Lessons learned from 2009

Here’a a great post from Holly Green…

“2009 has come and gone, and many of us are taking a huge sigh of relief. Going through one of the worst recessions in U.S. history will certainly take the wind out of your sails. But we appear to have weathered the worst of the storm. And while the economy might not rebound with the speed and vigor we would like, it at least appears to be heading in the right direction again.

So what did we learn from the trials and tribulations of the past year? And how can we apply those lessons going forward? Here are 10 things I believe that leaders need to do differently to position their businesses for success in 2010.” Source: Blogging Innovation: 10 Lessons Learned from 2009 – Innovation blog articles, videos, and insights

Go to the source to read her ten lessons. My favorite?

“Get used to the likelihood there will be no normal anymore. The old business world that most of us knew and loved went away with the recession, and it’s not coming back. To adapt to today’s business realities, question all your beliefs and assumptions, get comfortable with uncertainty, and adjust your expectations. For most, the new ‘normal’ will be slow and sustained growth rather than a hockey-stick curve and it will continue to surprise us.” Source: Blogging Innovation: 10 Lessons Learned from 2009 – Innovation blog articles, videos, and insights

Which one is yours?

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