Author: Ashley Goosman

CEOs Risk Concerns 2023
Crisis Leadership

The C-Suite’s 2023 Outlook on Crisis Preparedness

What’s on the minds of CEOs this year? The Conference Board shared the C-suite’s 2023 outlook on crisis preparedness on January 25th. Like me, you are probably interested in knowing what is on the executives’ minds. I recommend watching the on-demand webcast and reading the report. It is a window into senior leadership strategy this

New UK Government Crisis Preparedness
Resilience Framework

Is the UK’s Resilience Framework Relevant

Should professionals care about the framework? Is The UK’s Resilience Framework Relevant–inside of the UK or to the world? Indeed, The UK Government Resilience Framework (HTML) published on December 19, 2022, is relevant to the island nation. It is an effort to create a mindset of prevention and increase the nation’s flexibility in times of

Recovery Volunteers After a Disaster
disaster resilience

Thoughts on NOAA Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters

News you can use My thoughts on the NOAA Billion-Dollar Weather And Climate Disasters annual report. To provide news, you can use the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) report released in early January 2023. The report said that eighteen disasters topped $1 billion in cost ranging from Winter Storm Elliot (Buffalo, NY) to the

Business Resilience Is Now
Business Resilience

The Future of Work is Essential to Resilience

Workforce planning & the COVID Outbreak The Future of Work is essential to resilience because of the sweeping changes to our lifestyles and economies. When I use the term “Future of Work,” I reflect on the changes that occurred due to the pandemic. However, I am also indicating the societal changes that were already occurring

Top Catastrophes of the New Year
risk management

Disaster Forecast for 2023

Events I expect in 2023 but stay vigilant Going into the New Year, I expect the Disaster Forecast for 2023 will include some of the same trends in 2022. Although I cannot predict precisely what risks will escalate into disaster territory, I expect that one, if not several, of the main categories outlined below will

Disaster Empire's Top Blogs of the Year
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Top 10 Disaster Empire Blogs

Year-end review The Top 5 podcasts article was so popular I decided to round out the year with a Top 10 Disaster Empire blog. The end of the year is famous for annual reviews, so I thought I’d add to it! It was quite a year–from getting back to conferences–check out my In Praise Of

Resilience New Years Goals
Business Continuity Management

How Economic Downturns Impact BCM

How economic downturns impact BCM How economic downturns impact BCM and what you can do about it. Business Continuity is a critical player in building an organization’s resilience. I’m honing in on Business Continuity Management (BCM) practitioners for this blog. We are all following the risk and impacts of 2022’s economic downturn. The tightening of

First Quick Views Podcast Guest
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Top 5 Disaster Empire Podcasts

The viewers have decided! Below is my list of the top 5 Disaster Empire podcasts over the last year. The list was chosen by you, the viewers, who have supported the channel since its launch this Fall. What started as a labor of love is growing and developing into a way to provide deeper insight

Crisis Management Standard Review
crisis management

Is the Crisis Management ISO Valuable?

Is the Crisis Management ISO Valuable? A few weeks ago, I shared a blog post asking Is ISO 22361:2022 CM Worthwhile? It was a preview of what I saw on their website. As promised, I am doing a deeper dive. Of course, I can’t share every aspect of the guidance with you, but I can

Resilience Officer Winter Risk Assessment
risk management

Should You Worry About Winter Power Outages?

Are winter power outages going to be a threat? Should you worry about winter power outages? Like me, you are concerned about what the upcoming winter in the Northern Hemisphere will bring. It’s not only a problem for half the globe; all of us are at risk. First, there is the instability caused by the

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