Category Archives: Crisis book

Humanity in disaster response: book review and interview with author

“Writing this book has been a learning experience combined with an emotional toll as I have dived into a large number of disasters and scrutinized their aftermath.”
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Are all things really equal?

In the rush to take action and to show things are being done considering the consequences of the response can be forgotten. Continue reading

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Tough at the top

One thing has become a clear factor of how effective tackling Covid-19 has been around the world – leadership. It is clear that where there is strong, considered, decisive and empathetic leadershipd the outcome has been better. For many years … Continue reading

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The future is bright

It is Friday. The end of another week and a time when some things started to appear a bit more familiar. Shops are starting to open and businesses are planning for the future. Yet you may feel frustrated, overwhelmed and … Continue reading

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Time for a Think Through Brew

Sometimes all you need is a moment to reflect on what you have done and to think about what might be coming next. Continue reading

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Managing the aftermath

When a pebble falls into a lake you can see the impact and the ripples that grow weaker the further out you look. It is this image that simply explains one of the most important elements of crisis communication. Consequence … Continue reading

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Living with a crisis

For many people today marks a change in the crisis that we have all being living through. Some are able to return to work for the first time, some are making the most of the outdoor activities that they can … Continue reading

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Mixed messages

After almost eight weeks of the ‘stay home, protect the NHS, save lives’ it appears we now know what the latest slogan is going to be. ‘Stay alert, control the virus, save lives’ is widely being reported as the next … Continue reading

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Dare to dream

There are some weeks that will remain with you for a long, long time. In the lockdown world that we currently inhabit small things and small moments of joy make a big difference. Sitting out in the sun yesterday to … Continue reading

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The road through May

I am not quite sure how it suddenly became May. April all but disappeared in the lockdown and some sunny weather. This is the end of week six for me and my new business venture. There have been some ups … Continue reading

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