The current economic crisis has led many companies to cut back on costs and reign in their more innovative employees.
Even Google has tempered the enthusiasm of its leading edge innovators.
President Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, recently said, "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste."
We have heard of successful ventures during times of crisis – the University of Phoenix was founded in the mid-70s to cater to the retraining needs of the unemployed.
This is the time for business owners and managers to develop creative ideas for new opportunities.
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