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Guest Post

What a Year it Has Been

by Steve McKee
12/30/2009

Invigorating. Challenging. Frightening. Exciting. Discouraging. I wouldn't be surprised if everyone in business experienced all of those emotions (and more) over the past twelve months (fifteen, really. Okay, eighteen). Few of us want to see a repeat of 2009 anytime soon.

Steve McKee is the author of When Growth Stalls: How It Happens, Why You're Stuck & What To Do About It, Jossey-Bass, 2009. He is also President of McKee Wallwork Cleveland, a full-service integrated advertising agency.

Based on six years of research among nearly a thousand corporations, When Growth Stalls explains how struggling corporations lose their nerve, along with their focus, consistency and management alignment. It also offers proven, practical advice about how to return to the growth curve.