Crisis Planning

Insights into crisis leadership, reputation and readiness

Crisis Planning

Protecting Your Reputation in Uncertain Times

Protecting Your Reputation in Uncertain Times

This is a confusing economic time. Layoffs are happening but unemployment is at record lows. We are figuring out what the new normal is. It’s a lot to navigate as a business leader, and some everyday concerns are not getting the attention they deserve. Your reputation is likely one of them.  So as...

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Crisis Plans Can’t Be Time Capsules

Crisis Plans Can’t Be Time Capsules

A friend of mine just returned to his office for the first time in more than two years. It was exactly how he left it – albeit cleaner – when he abruptly left work on a Thursday afternoon in March 2020 to retrieve his sick kid from school. He stayed home with the kiddo Friday. The world shut down...

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Great Disruption, the Sequel

Great Disruption, the Sequel

Recently, I was speaking with a client in the early stages of bringing the majority of their remote workforce back to the office. He said something that resonated with me and probably would with other strategic communicators: the “pandemic has leveled the playing field” between employees who were...

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Crafting the Perfect Crisis Simulation

Crafting the Perfect Crisis Simulation

Crisis simulations are, in our opinion, truly the best way to train and evaluate your team when it comes to crisis readiness. And with the right recipe, you can create a crowd-pleasing simulation that will leave your team well-prepared for when a crisis strikes.

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Mastering Risk Management

Mastering Risk Management

This episode highlights the critical need to manage a crisis. Whilst you hope to never need it, you must prepare for one regardless. My guest, Bill Coletti, helps organizations think through what they need to do to be prepared.

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The Best Approach to Crisis

The Best Approach to Crisis

I was asked a really good question on a podcast, and I thought I’d share it with you. Because there is sort of this ongoing debate about if it is better to be creative or authentic during a crisis response.

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Top Tips for Running Crisis Management Simulations

Top Tips for Running Crisis Management Simulations

Crisis simulations are a sure fire way to build “muscle memory” of response and action that can be deployed during an actual crisis impacting you or your organization. We believe simulations are one of the most effective tools in a communication team’s toolbox. Here are some Top Tips for running your own crisis simulations.

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Are you ready for a crisis?

Is your organization prepared to respond to a crisis and protect its hard-earned reputation? Take our quiz and find out!