Tag Archives | Crisis Management

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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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 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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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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