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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

Pandemic Safety Protocols
Business Continuity Management

Is your Company Ready for the Next Pandemic?

Are we really prepared for another pandemic? Is your company ready for the next pandemic? COVID appears to be winding down into an endemic stage, and most businesses are relaxing their safety protocols. I discussed this in my What To Expect Next Year In 2022 blog. Yet, watchful public health and continuity teams continue to

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

Summer 2022 Beach Day
resilience

Did A Beach Day Cause A COVID Exposure?

An unexpected potential exposure I was left wondering this week, did a beach day cause a COVID exposure? Anyone who knows me understands that I like to get to the beach a few times each summer. After all, I live a couple of miles away, and it’s a shame not to enjoy the pastime that

Happy Employee Working Remote
Business Resilience

Is Working From Home A Business Risk

Malcolm Gladwell’s viral podcast As the pandemic continues to impact us globally, we must ask if working from home is a business risk. Recorded COVID deaths are at 6.4 million today. So, I paused when I saw Malcolm Gladwell: Working From Home Is Destroying Us! podcast go viral on LinkedIn over the past week. Gladwell

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

Resilient Programming for Remote and Hybrid
Employee Resilience

Working Resiliently Remotely

Is working from home the new normal? There’s no doubt about it; working resiliently remotely is a learned skill. Like me, you are observing the seismic shift of corporations learning to enable most of their workforce to work from home. Also, like me, as a resilience professional, you are considering the impact of this change

The Reason to Thrive
resilience

A Climate of Change and Why Resilience Matters

May you live in interesting times Living through a climate of change and why resilience matters is the subject of my latest blog. May you live in interesting times is an English expression often misrepresented as a Chinese curse. Attributed to Sir Austen Chamberlain, his quote was: “It is not so long ago that a

Resilience Educational Opportunities
resilience

Conferences and Resilience Resources

Introduction When a professional is new or transitioning into the discipline, it is helpful to understand what conferences and resilience resources are available. Engagement in ongoing education and developing your skills is vital to success in any professional discipline. In What Are Business Continuity Certifications? I recommended that one option for BCM practitioners is to

Business Continuity Management Certifications
Business Continuity Certification

What Are Business Continuity Certifications?

How to get Business Continuity Certified What are Business Continuity certifications? If you are getting started as a professional or getting credentialed to supplement your experience, this blog is for you. Or this is helpful if you are transitioning into a business continuity role. This week, I talked to a colleague who is interested in

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