If you analyse the top performing businesses around the world, you’ll find a common denominator – Commitment to ongoing training whatever the situation. cutting training investment is like cutting off one hand and trying to work one handed – crazy! so cut back on company car size, or the new carpet, but keep working on your skill base, because the more skilful the staff, the stronger your chances of surviving the current crisis and the better your opportunity of being capable of increasing market share when the crisis abates.