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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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SOBS – Save or Be Sorry

The very first computer training class I took was for my little Macintosh  – using the BRAND NEW little discs and a wonderful program entitled SUPERPAINT.  I created so many fabulous products – like Christmas Cards, brochures, logos and such.  The very first day the instructor shouted out:  “ SOBS – Save or Be Sorry!”.    […]

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The 3 R’s of Resiliency for the Small Business

The 3 R’s of Resilience for Small Businesses Business Continuity is coming into the mainstream as a core part of business strategy for the small business owner and small or satellite operations.   Just this month, Hurricane Sandy gave a number of small business operations a big challenge with its destruction of the critical infrastructure, […]

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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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Preparedness for the Small Business

From time to time, I’m asked to talk to groups of business folks with small operations, family owned businesses, home-based operations, and owener operated enterprises.   Here is the substance of an hour’s talk: Think About It: There IS A 9 OUT OF 10 chance that your business will go out of business for good […]

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