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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

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

First review of crisis management standard
crisis management

Is ISO 22361:2022 CM Worthwhile?

The new crisis management ISO is here. In October, the International Standards Organization (ISO) published its first crisis management standalone guidance, prompting me to wonder: is ISO 22361:2022 CM worthwhile? So far, we know that “This document guides crisis management to help organizations plan, establish, maintain, review and continually improve a strategic crisis management capability.”

Incident Response Tools
crisis management

Do you have resources to manage a crisis?

It’s the seaons of giving Do you have resources to manage a crisis? As program leaders, we often seek reliable resources to manage a crisis. Since we are heading into the holiday season in the United States, I want to kick off the season right. It’s time to be thankful and appreciative. So, I thought

Disaster Empire video blog
disaster resilience

What Disaster Empire Quick Views Is

Doubling-down on the Disaster Empire mission Some of you have asked what Disaster Empire Quick Views is. Over the past year, I reflected on why I launched the blog. Back in 2019, I had the idea to provide an opportunity to share and connect the great work of practitioners worldwide. I was learning so much

Be Illuminated For Change
Resilience Professional Skill-building

Unlearn Lumière’s Law

What is Lumiere’s Law? If you’ve clicked on this post, you probably wonder what I mean by unlearning Lumière’s Law. Get ready, folks, because this is another reference to Jeff Shannon’s book, Hard Work Is Not Enough. If you haven’t read it, I discussed it in What Executive Presence Is, The Problem With Multitasking, and

When Disasters Overwhelm First Responders
Leadership Resilience

911 Is Not Showing Up

Leading through a catastrophic crisis There’s a lesson that every emergency and crisis manager learns about disaster response; that’s the realization that 911 is not showing up. It’s not an expectation but a realization of two things: In an actual down situation, you can’t expect the first responders (911) to be around to help. When

Remote Employee Wellbeing
risk management

Promoting Employee Resilience for Remote Workers

The importance of employee resilience Today, I am sharning the final installment of this mini-series focused on promoting employee resilience for remote workers. In this series, I have been sharing risks associated with working remotely. When I describe working remotely, I refer mainly to employees at home. Or they are employees with sales or recruiting

Remote Worker Resilience
risk management

Promoting Operational Resilience for Remote Workers

Continuing the work-from-home risk discussion In this five-part mini-series, I covered topics of safety and security risks, but this blog discusses promoting operational resilience for remote workers. If you have followed my blog for a while, you know that I have covered the topic of Operational Resilience (OpRes) for some time. The regulatory definition of

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