Tag Archives: Crisis

Knowledge is not power

Often there is an overly cautious mood that overtakes when pressure appears. It feels easier to say nothing or little than to have to have a conversation. This is why too many times the crisis response never moves out of broadcasting and directive communication. Continue reading

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Crisis, disaster, incident….what is it?

Some years ago if you had asked me about risk registers, business continuity plans and scenario planning I would probably have rolled my eyes. Continue reading

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A longing for a messaging rethink

Saturday night in January 2021. Not at all like many Saturday nights I have had in my life. No going to the pub, no meal at a nice restaurant, and no getting dressed up. This is becoming the normal way … Continue reading

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A little kindness

Being kind to each other is going to be really vital in the coming weeks. Continue reading

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When you hit rock bottom what next?

Having been in a very difficult place I don’t want to be there again and more than that I don’t want other people to be stuck in those dark places. Continue reading

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Tiers for fears

Christmas is a time to be cautious but find sensible ways to visit relatives that you have missed during much of 2020. It is not a time to have a loss of all restrictions. Continue reading

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The most wonderful time of the year?

When you are living with a crisis you are not able to take time off in the same way. Continue reading

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Crisis Communications During COVID

**Guest Blog from Ramya Ranganath, content marketing &social media at Groupe.io ** The world has been in the grip of the coronavirus outbreak for a while now. While many countries have managed to contain the spread through stringent social distancing … Continue reading

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Are we there yet?

There is no point in asking ‘are we there yet?’ like we did as children on journeys with our parents. Continue reading

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We are in it together

I have been incredibly lucky in my life. My family are hugely supportive and despite many downs there continue to be many more ups. I have had a fulfilling career, have a lovely home, and share my life with beautiful … Continue reading

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