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The 5 Essentials of Crisis Management

Being prepared for an emergency situation is vital for the survival of any business. Successful business owners understand that your response to a given circumstance can ...

10 Clever Apps that Use Geo-location

As smartphones are being found in more and more hands, mobile app designers have come up with impressive and efficient tools for a myriad of purposes. Paving the way for ...

The Upside of Down: Why Resilience is Important

This is a world full of uncertainty. Nothing is stable, and the only guarantee is that everything is constantly changing. Change cannot happen if things don't fall ...

A Brief History of the Call-Tree

Remember when in order to contact someone they actually had to be at home or work? These days you can't even find a pay phone if you try! But once upon a time (really, ...

Riding Out the Crisis Communications Storm

What is the only thing tennis and golf have in common? Follow through. What happens after you hit the ball makes all the difference in the world. If you've been actively ...

11 Examples of Bad Social Media Crisis Management

In pseudo-celebrity news, did you hear about the most epic brand meltdown on Facebook ever (or so says BuzzFeed)? It happened last night. The husband-and-wife owners of ...

How to Keep a Dispersed Workforce on the Same Page

Thanks to worldwide adoption of broadband internet and simplified, often free networking, file sharing, and videoconferencing tools, the geographically dispersed ...

Crisis Communications: What Are Your Key Messages?

Baseball is described (by the unimpressed) as some guys hitting a ball and running around a diamond. The difference between that description and the infinite nuances of ...

An Inside Look at an Incident Command Center

Natural and man-made incidents can happen at anytime and anyplace. Getting the word out on how to prepare for an incident is not always possible, especially in the wake ...

The Travails of Sports Travel

For big-time professional athletes life on the road can often be a truly unbelievable experience. As Magic Johnson details in his autobiography, My Life (1993): "Just ...

How to Assess a Crisis Situation

You are now in the eye of the crisis, and you may feel a false sense of calm. You must keep your guard up and remain operating in crisis mode. What's the damage? What ...