Are you looking FORWARD to the next recession?

Yeah, you read that right!

Most business leaders coast through strong economic times, never braking to create a plan for the next downturn. What they don’t realize is that recessions are unpredictable.


The savvy entrepreneurs are the ones making plans now and looking forward to purchasing failing companies and hiring top talent when others are caught unprepared by a recession.

Take the Recession Readiness Assessment to find out just how ready you are for YOUR next recession!

Business Consultant

Jonathan Slain

Having come from the world of investment banking, working on mergers and acquisitions, Jonathan has seen firsthand how businesses with successful leadership mistakenly hit plateaus. Now, working exclusively with Founders, Owners, CEOs, and Management Teams, Jonathan uses that experience to help best-in-class companies worldwide achieve their vision of success.

Whether working with entrepreneurial niche/specialty firms or large corporations ($10M+ in annual revenue), the direction and insight Jonathan imparts, positions businesses to advance to levels they dream about often, but rarely achieve on their own.

Executive Coach

Paul Belair

Paul Belair wasn’t scared when the Great Recession hit. He had invested $1 million to purchase a business and just five years later, sold it for over 70 million dollars.

Today, Paul follows his passion as an angel investor in many tech start-ups; Advisor to BuiltWorlds and Hard Hat Hub; President of the YPO Construction Industry Roundtable and Sustainability Business Network, all while working with CEOs directly to help them realize their personal and corporate aspirations.

Strategic Planning Summit Guides

Jonathan & Paul devote an entire day to your business to work directly with you and your team on concepts and strategies designed to propel your business ahead of the competition 10X and prepare your business for the responsibilities that come with such a boost. Always tailored and customized to fit your specific needs with proven concepts designed for rapid implementation and long-term results.

Topics most requested include: Advanced Recession Planning, Blue Ocean Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Exit Planning, Financial Deep Dive, and Succession Planning.

Locations: Cleveland, OH & Marco Island, FL

Virtual Group Coach

Jonathan Slain guides your next forum, mastermind, or roundtable discussions through exercises, tailored content, and individualized assessments as he immerses you in an interactive virtual session. Each 90-minute session is carefully coordinated with your moderator, in conjunction with your groups’ assessment results, to give each attendee valuable insights and perspectives relevant to their own recession forecast.

Location: Interactive Online Conferencing

Keynote Speakers

Acclaimed Authors, Speakers, and Business Consultants, Jonathan Slain and Paul Belair, reveal to business-minded audiences across the country how with enough forethought, any company can prepare for, thrive during, and create wealth after downturns.

In a single 40-75 minute Rock the Recession session, your audience will discover the critical questions that need to be examined in order to turn what most might be scared of, fearful for, or outright panicked about, into well thought out decisions that can make the difference between a business going bust or accelerating its profitability, no matter the economic climate.

Locations: Global

Interactive Summits

Jonathan & Paul join forces to bring you a jam-packed, 2-day, interactive summit that will give your team the tools they need to plan for any type of a recession, avoid scrambling when they occur, and make extremely well-informed decisions that will help your business thrive, no matter what the economic climate is. From start to finish Jonathan and Paul get your team thinking outside the box with interactive assessments, group activities, and exciting presentations they’ll not soon forget.

Locations: Global

These events are intended for growth-oriented businesses with a solid track record and require screening and qualification.

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RECESSION.COM was designed for companies that want to grow their profits 10X!

There are a lot of companies wandering aimlessly with no plan for achieving breakout profit during the next recession. The Team has extensive experience and will lead you to separate your company from the pack.