A Winning Strategy for Tough Times: Forge Ahead

The New York Times last month published an insightful article with tips from small-business owners on how to best the economic slump. Instead of cutting back, they say, take action. It will alleviate anxiety as well as financial strains.

Some advice: Don’t reduce advertising. Accept small accounts. Coddle big customers - and your best employees. Compromise.

What has worked for you?