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BCMS Basics – NEW site for products and services!

ANNOUNCING – new site to see our products and services! GO TO:  www.BCMSbasics.com to see our products and services, free downloads and affordable simple tools to support Crisis Management Teams, the basic builders of Business Continuity Management Systems and to purchase services for training and review. Questions?  Call Jan Decker 253.261.2704

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Reputation Risk Management

This is the thing that CEO’s, shareholders, and entrepreneurs worry about – someone out there in the cyberspace – getting their kicks writing bad stuff about you personally, your business and/or your products.  I have had several business owners contact me regarding potentially bad or slanted news stories, google based ratings and/or just someone trying […]

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How many annual work hours does a City Emergency Manager need to work to manage a comprehensive Emergency Management Program?

Crisis Management Consulting recently completed a report for the City of Puyallup, WA City Manager which included estimating the annual work hours for an Emergency Manager to manage, (not develop, but take over and manage) an emergency management program for a city in a metropolitan area.  Our conservative estimate was 2,835 hours in one year […]

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The 5 Most Common Excuses of Small Business Owners – Why they don’t have a Crisis Plan

The only sure-fire way to be ready for whatever is going to happen to us is to be prepared.   For most of us, the first time we go through a surprise and threatening situation is not our best try at it. It is because we are not prepared.    As a professional in this […]

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Good Example of a Best Practice in Crisis Communications for a Tragic Incident

You just never know when a crisis is going to happen.   Your organization can be enjoying its good operations for its business and activities and suddenly, what starts out good can have a sad turn.   Such was the case for the Texas Rangers on July 7, 2011 at a home game lightly attended […]

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