Tag Archives: Crisis

A risky business

Anyone out there like to go sky diving or bungee jumping? Neither are for me but I will try my hand at horseriding. Why do we like to do some things and not others? It has a lot to do … 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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Crisis after crisis

You might think that having one crisis to deal with is enough, but life doesn’t always work that way. As everyone is struggling to deal with the Covid-19 crisis and all the turmoil it has created life is still going … 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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Ready, get set…

Moving forward during a crisis is problematic and it can be tempting to try and avoid stepping into the unknown. Starting to consider the recovery phase of a crisis can feel unsettling. The first concern is whether the time is … Continue reading

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Moments of joy

I have seen a lot in the media about how people are dealing with the challenges created by living in lockdown. For some they are exercising more or for the first time, some are baking, some are reading. Whatever people … Continue reading

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Time to engage

The start of any crisis requires communication that is broadcast in its approach. At that point you are telling people what they need to do, asking them to be supportive, and encouraging them to trust you in dealing with the … Continue reading

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An international response

One thing has become clear during the past month or so and that is the similarities that exist as human beings no matter where we may be. The pandemic has demonstrated the world is a very small place and we … Continue reading

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