This time it isn’t different

sometimes things are ok

Two major events are going to happen in US within the five years.  One is a replay of the US subprime mortgage collapse which spawned the 2008 financial crisis.  The other will occur when the bubble of college debt bursts. Both events - one of which may well trigger the other - will cause massive … Continue reading This time it isn’t different

If it looks like a duck (or a snake)….

“The first rule of snakes [problems] is, if you see a snake, you kill it….Just take care of it” Jim Barksdale, former CEO Netscape It’s rare for an event to be truly unexpected. We know that our personal habits affect our health. We know that incorrect use of tools and machinery can cause injury. We … Continue reading If it looks like a duck (or a snake)….

10 Tips For Crisis Management

I have been thinking about effective crisis management a lot recently and am working on a more in-depth piece on managing a crisis which I hope to publish soon.  However, crises don't wait until we are properly prepared before they strike so I put together this quick set of suggestions as a stop-gap. Normally, I wouldn't … Continue reading 10 Tips For Crisis Management

Meet the expert – A conversation with Andy Cuerel

I have known Andy Cuerel for a number of years and have always appreciated his in-depth yet practical approach to business continuity management.  So when it was time to have someone provide a high-level overview of BCM for Riskademy, Andy was an obvious choice. I hope our conversation helps clarify the relationship, and differences, between … Continue reading Meet the expert – A conversation with Andy Cuerel

WDYMB…crisis?

When things go wrong Despite the best efforts of the risk manager and senior leadership, it’s still possible that things can go wrong for your organization. Processes aren’t followed or are applied incorrectly, mitigation measures turn out to be inadequate, something unforeseen happens or, as is so often the case, someone does something they shouldn’t. … Continue reading WDYMB…crisis?

Meet the expert – Crisis Communications with Price Floyd

Meet the expert - Crisis Communications with Price Floyd We are kicking off our 'meet the expert' series with an interview with Price Floyd, the founder of the Engaging America Project and an expert in risk and crisis communications.  Price has over 25 years of experience in government and the private sector and here he … Continue reading Meet the expert – Crisis Communications with Price Floyd