A tough economy is the best time to develop your people. So what is your people development strategy? Notice that I did not write professional development but people development.
Professional development sees a person in only one dimension - her job. People development looks at that same person as a whole - a sum of specific roles such as mother, partner, senior vice president, PTA member, and Brownie leader. Ignoring the other roles jeopardizes individual, team, and organizational performance