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    How And Why Companies Should Prepare Now For The Departure Of Their CEOs

    June 20, 2022 3:57 pm Published by Comments Off on How And Why Companies Should Prepare Now For The Departure Of Their CEOs

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Bestselling Author of the Award- Winning Book “Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies” (Nicholas Brealey) Howard Schultz’s announcement this month that he will end his third run as Starbucks’ CEO early next year was a reminder for boards [...]


    How Firing People On Zoom Can Create Another Crisis

    June 1, 2022 4:34 pm Published by Comments Off on How Firing People On Zoom Can Create Another Crisis

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Bestselling Author of the Award- Winning Book “Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies” (Nicholas Brealey) It is not unusual for companies to reduce their workforce in response to crises: Industry upheavals. Revenue shortfalls. Global pandemics. But if employers [...]


    Why Companies May Not Speak Out About The Future Of Roe V. Wade

    May 23, 2022 2:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Why Companies May Not Speak Out About The Future Of Roe V. Wade

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Bestselling Author of the Award- Winning Book “Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies” (Nicholas Brealey) Whether pressured by customers and public opinion or because they thought it was the right thing to do, many companies ramped up their [...]


    What Business Leaders Can Learn From Will Smith’s Apology For Slapping Chris Rock

    April 5, 2022 5:32 pm Published by Comments Off on What Business Leaders Can Learn From Will Smith’s Apology For Slapping Chris Rock

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Bestselling Author of the Award- Winning Book “Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies” (Nicholas Brealey) Actor Will Smith apologized to Chris Rock a day after he slapped the comedian in response to a joke about Smith’s wife at [...]


    How And Why The IRS Is Seeking To Manage Expectations This Tax Season

    March 1, 2022 4:06 pm Published by Comments Off on How And Why The IRS Is Seeking To Manage Expectations This Tax Season

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author of the Award- Winning Book Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) The ability to successfully manage expectations can help deflect criticism that can lead to a crisis for organizations. It can also put an ongoing [...]


    Biden’s Remarks About Ukraine Shows That All Words Matter In A Crisis

    February 7, 2022 2:47 pm Published by Comments Off on Biden’s Remarks About Ukraine Shows That All Words Matter In A Crisis

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author of the Award- Winning Book Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) Criticism of President Joe Biden’s recent comments about Russia’s anticipated invasion of the Ukraine underscored an important reality for business leaders about responding to [...]


    Public Trust Increases In Most Businesses And Industries: New Report

    January 25, 2022 4:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Public Trust Increases In Most Businesses And Industries: New Report

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author of the Award- Winning book Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) Here’s some good and encouraging news for corporate leaders: More people appear to trust businesses and industries than they do the government and news [...]


    8 Dangerous Assumptions That Will Make Any Crisis Worse

    January 12, 2022 7:55 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Dangerous Assumptions That Will Make Any Crisis Worse

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author Of The Award-Winning Book Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) Making assumptions about anything can be dangerous. That’s especially true when it comes to making assumptions about preventing or managing a crisis at companies and [...]


    8 Ways Companies Could Change How They Manage A Crisis In 2022

    December 27, 2021 4:29 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Ways Companies Could Change How They Manage A Crisis In 2022

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author of the Award-Winning Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways To Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) Taking a cue from Winston Churchill’s observation that, “Generals are always prepared to fight the last war,” business leaders should make a reality about their plans [...]


    90% Of Surveyed Managers Are Not Worried About Employee Burnout. Here’s Why They Should Be.

    December 1, 2021 8:42 pm Published by Comments Off on 90% Of Surveyed Managers Are Not Worried About Employee Burnout. Here’s Why They Should Be.

    Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author of Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) A sure-fire way to help bring about a crisis is to ignore the problems that can create it. The results of a new research project are focusing a [...]