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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

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

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

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

Workforce Planning & Preparedness
Business Resilience Preparedness

Resilient Workforce Planning

Now and into the future Resilient workforce planning must be part of organizational efforts to develop overall plasticity. People make up an organization, and their talent keeps operations running. Yes, we can argue over whether individual people matter, but on the whole, any successful company requires a dedicated workforce to run day-to-day operations. More than

What Success Looks Like
Business Resilience

What Resiliency Success Measures Look Like

Why measure at all? This blog provides insights into understanding what resiliency success measures look like. Earlier this summer, Kenton Friesen gave us a measuring program maturity masterclass. It’s worth reading his articles, Measuring The Maturity Of Your Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program, Parts I and II. My Road to Resilience series outlines how to

The Courage to be Disliked Review
Business Continuity Management

The Courage to be Disliked

Disaster Empire book review The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga is an international bestseller that’s sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide. A phenomenon in its native Japan, reading this book could change your life. The book summaries Alfred Adler, a medical doctor, psychotherapist, and individual psychology school founder’s work. It

Resilience In Action
Exercise

Importance of Exercises to Resilience

The value of exercising for resilience For this blog, I’m sharing the importance of exercises for Resilience and why the effort aids in crisis prevention and mitigation. If you are in the profession, you know that an exercise component is one of the foundational elements of Resilience or a Business Continuity Management program. So, I

Master Class on BCM Maturity Assessment
Business Continuity Management

Measuring the Maturity of your BCM program – Part II

Guest Contributor Article – Part II It’s my honor to share Part II of Kenton Friesen’s article on Measuring the maturity of your Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program. If you missed Part I, go back and check it out here. Kenton has over twenty years of experience in multiple industries. Throughout his career, he’s specialized

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