Every morning as I read the paper it seems that the economic news is getting worse, with corporations continuing to let workers go and consumers continuing to keep money in their pockets.

We recently came across an excellent publication by The Bridgespan Group, a US-based nonprofit that helps nonprofit and philanthropic leaders in the hard work of developing strategies and building organizations that inspire and accelerate social change.

The article, Managing in Tough Times: Seven Steps offers hints on how to cope with the current and future hard times.  You might want to bookmark their website as they continually update their research and ideas.