How Leaders Can Prepare for Crisis

Kevin Eikenberry

Of all the things that might keep leaders up at night, dealing with a crisis is near the top of the list. Seldom do people feel comfortable with crisis leadership until they have been through at least one crisis successfully.

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The Public Pension Crisis

Execupundit

The good news is people are living longer. The bad news is the calculations for public employee pension systems are off. Photo by Aaron Burden at Unsplash

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12 Reasons Crisis Leadership Trumps Crisis Management

N2Growth Blog

The media lives for a crisis, politicians look for ways to gain advantage in a crisis, and some businesses will even try and profit from a crisis. Everyone loves a crisis; except the unprepared who didn’t see it coming – those led straight into the proverbial brick wall by a leader who missed something they shouldn’t have. One thing is for sure – we’ll all be better off when leaders stop trying to manage a crisis and become more proficient at crisis leadership.

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Crisis Reactions

Execupundit

When the crisis arrived, some people: Denied its existence. Attacked the crisis management team. Declared it wasn''t as bad as last month''s crisis. Said it was really a good thing. Said we deserved it. Ignored it. Looked for a culprit.

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Unleadership – A Crisis of Identity

N2Growth Blog

The realization is this – many of today’s leaders are suffering from an identity crisis. The magnitude of this crisis can range from a distorted, diluted, destructive, and in some cases deranged form of what they inaccurately define as leadership.

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How Leaders Lead on Purpose in Crisis

Lead on Purpose

Lukaszewski One of the most common weaknesses I see in crisis response is the lack of specific roles and assignments for top management. The result of this gap in crisis management is mismanagement, lack of … Continue reading → Leadership Purpose Communication crisis empathy responsibilityGuest post by James E.

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Leadership Forged In Crisis

Leading Blog

Each of the leaders Koehn has chosen faced an uncertain outcome in the midst of a crisis. The crisis that can break one person can give birth to leadership in another. L EADERSHIP development is a very personal endeavor. The better you become, the better your leadership becomes.

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Leading your team through a crisis

Aspire-CS

You can begin here: Believe in your team and their ability to get through whatever crisis they’ve experienced. Listen to their stories and notice emotions because these can be an indication of where they are at in getting through the crisis.

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The Leader’s Crisis of Belief

Ron Edmondson

Every Leader Must Push Through A Leadership Crisis of Belief. Every leader at some point faces a crisis of belief in their leadership – or what her or she is attempting to lead. The crisis of belief period is real. Push through the crisis!

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Servant-Leadership is Great in a Crisis

Modern Servant Leader

Is SERVANT-Leadership good in a crisis? However, recent events give us great examples to prove the benefits of servant-leadership in business – especially in times of crisis. However, each crisis has at least 3 weeks (21 days) of data to look at.

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How Leaders Lead on Purpose in Crisis

Lead on Purpose

Lukaszewski One of the most common weaknesses I see in crisis response is the lack of specific roles and assignments for top management. The result of this gap in crisis management is mismanagement, lack of … Continue reading → Leadership Purpose Communication crisis empathy responsibilityGuest post by James E.

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Top 5 Ways to Effectively Manage a Public Relations Crisis

Women on Business

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5 Things To Do AFTER the Crisis

Ron Edmondson

I have been writing about the times of crisis — especially from the viewpoint of leadership. My hope is that if you are in crisis-mode right now you are beginning to see the end of the tunnel. It’s important to know what to do AFTER the time of crisis has passed.

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The Leadership Crisis of Belief

Ron Edmondson

The leadership crisis of belief. The crisis of belief period is real. If it’s a move worth pursuing, you’ll face the crisis of belief. A Leader in Time of Crisis, Uncertainty or Change. 5 Things TO DO In Times of Crisis.

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A Leader in Time of Crisis, Uncertainty or Change

Ron Edmondson

There is an interesting story in Acts 19 of a time of crisis. Paul demonstrates for us the role of a leader in times of crisis – or even in times of uncertainty or times of change. It would be difficult to conclude Paul was not an effective leader.

The Alibi of Crisis

Execupundit

An organization that fails to isolate its response to a crisis runs the risk of the crisis dominating and even paralyzing its operations. In many, however, a crisis is a convenient excuse for poor performance and a shield to prevent scrutiny

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Pre-Crisis Management

Execupundit

After the crisis has passed and the lessons learned are being determined, it is important to add another stage. Too often the attention is focused on how the crisis was handled and resolved.

Creating a Creative Crisis

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Leadership Development creativity crisis deadline discomfort Energize failure UrgencyOrganizations sputter and stall quickly. Insider focus seems to be our default mode. We naturally work to create personal comfort rather than value for customers. How can stalled organizations re-energize their zeal and reinvigorate their vision? One strategy to get a stalled … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders.

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Global Refugee Crisis: Two Sides

Execupundit

Reprise : The Munk Debate on the Global Refugee Crisis features Mark Steyn and Nigel Farage versus Louise Arbour and Simon Schama. Well worth the time

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A Crisis of Character – A Book Excerpt

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to share an excerpt from chapter three, A Crisis of Character , which was authored by Don Shapiro. A Crisis of Character. As this book will explore, the leadership crisis is really a crisis of character. And that crisis is getting worse by the day.

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Crisis Leadership

Survive Your Promotion

Survive Your Promotion!

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In Crisis

LeadStrategic

The t-shirt read, “I am one of Guam’s 250 survivors!” … Super Typhoon Pamela came to the small island with sustained winds of 140 mph. It knocked out the electricity on the island for over a month (well, except for the military installations). frontpage

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5 Things NOT To Do In Times of Crisis

Ron Edmondson

In my profession, I encounter a lot of people in crisis. Since this is mostly a leadership blog, I tend to think of leaders I know who are currently or have been in crisis. In a fallen world, working with people, times of crisis are sure to come.

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5 Things TO DO In Times of Crisis

Ron Edmondson

In my last post I shared 5 things not to do in times of crisis. I am writing this with the leader in mind, but I suspect they may be life applicable regardless of the crisis. Some of the worst decisions I have observed people make (including me) are during the crisis-mode times of life.

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Leaders: Build Your Pre-Resilience for Times of Crisis

Strategy Driven

Your organization is going to face a crisis. We explored those questions while researching for our recent book, Navigating an Organizational Crisis : When Leadership Matters Most , (available on Amazon) and came away with some insight about how leaders might ready themselves.

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How to Bring Teams Together During Crisis

Leadership Freak

Crisis is a journey of transformation. During crisis you and your organization change or die. Meetings during tough times: Successful meetings create focus and increase energy. Reconnect with purpose. Your purpose is bringing value to your… Continue reading → Change Meetings and agendas Taking others higher Leadership Meetings

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What Leaders Need To Do To Successfully Resolve A Crisis

Tanveer Naseer

Most crisis plans that are actually completed these days are so complicated and compartmentalized that it defies even the most skillful leader’s abilities to lead effectively. The Golden Hour Metaphor The first hour or two of crisis situations are often referred to as the Golden Hour or hours.

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Leadership in a Crisis

Execupundit

The central message required from a leader in a crisis is one of control. Fear is reduced if people sense the leader is in control of the situation. If the leader conveys a failure to grasp reality, then fear will increase because one cannot have control without knowledge of the circumstances. The gold standard for this leadership can be found in Winston Churchill's speeches and conduct shortly after he became prime minister in 1940.

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Crisis Non-Management

Execupundit

The Kathy Griffin fiasco goes from bad to worse. We've had the mega-blunder and then the obligatory apology. At that point she should have gone into ultra-low profile, surfacing only to volunteer at soup kitchens or clean parks. But, of course, she didn't. And that raises a question that has troubled me from the start: what were her advisors saying? No one, during the entire planning of the photo shoot, said, "You know, an ISIS-like beheading photo might not be a good idea."

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The Components Of A Crisis Management Plan

Eric Jacobson

When it comes to a crisis management plan, unfortunately most businesses don't have a plan. Most important, be sure you have a plan in place for a crisis that negatively impacts the general public. Is your crisis management plan in place?

The Crisis in Ukraine: What's Next?

Coaching Tip

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5 Ways For a Leader to Respond at the Outset of a Crisis

Ron Edmondson

How do you respond when crisis comes to the team you lead? Everything they had worked for was at risk, but the crisis was solved — at least until the next crisis came. Crisis. At the outset of a crisis, how should the leader respond?

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A Leader's Guide To Crisis Management

Eric Jacobson

"From Tylenol''s textbook handling of product tampering to Toyota''s troublesome automobile recalls, how a company recovers from crisis can mean continued business success or bankruptcy," explains author Jim Moorhead. Look for how to be stronger after the crisis abates.

Apple - Crisis management fiasco ?

Sidd Gavirneni

Apple - Crisis management fiasco ? Monday, July 26, 2010 Apple - Crisis management fiasco ? No one can deny the crisis that BP has been facing since April.

In Crisis

LeadStrategic

The t-shirt read, “I am one of Guam’s 250 survivors!” … Super Typhoon Pamela came to the small island with sustained winds of 140 mph. It knocked out the electricity on the island for over a month (well, except for the military installations). frontpage

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On Leadership and Overcoming a Crisis

Linked 2 Leadership

Make no mistake about it, there will be moments when a crisis strikes. Leaders often have to manage through crisis. Life has a way of making sure that plenty of lemons come our way. And it seem that none of us can escape this truth. This can only be done with good information. Because of a […]. Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health Personal Growth Coaching Leadership Lemonade Performance personal growth

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Now We're Talking Crisis!

Execupundit

The Telegraph reports of a possible global shortage of chocolate

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Creating Your Business' Crisis Management Plan

Eric Jacobson

When it comes to a crisis management plan, unfortunately most businesses don''t have a plan. Most important, be sure you have a plan in place for a crisis that negatively impacts the general public. Is your crisis management plan in place?

Crisis Management Essentials

Tanveer Naseer

After reading his new book, Reputation Rules: Strategies for Building Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset , I invited Daniel to share his insights on crisis management and its impact on an organization’s reputation with my readers. Business, it seems, has entered the age of crisis. Such misconceptions can lead to severe management mistakes in a crisis situation. On the one hand, a company has most control over the situation in the pre-crisis state.

The Crisis Whisperer

Execupundit

The most precious commodity in a crisis is control. I am occasionally called in to assist organizations with what some would call "sensitive matters." It is important to adopt the right frame of mind in such circumstances. That usually involves slowing things down.

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Combatting America’s Health Crisis from Loneliness

Michael Lee Stallard

The post Combatting America’s Health Crisis from Loneliness appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. News last week made me sit up and realize the growing extent to which people today are suffering from a lack of deep connection with family, friends and colleagues at work.

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Crisis and Surprise

Execupundit

Apart from being part of an obvious humanitarian crisis, these unaccompanied illegal minors have left the federal government scrambling to triage the results of its failed border security and immigration policies.” As far back as May 2012, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) warned Obama in a letter that “there is a surge of unaccompanied illegal minors entering the United States.

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On Leadership and Overcoming a Crisis

Linked 2 Leadership

Make no mistake about it, there will be moments when a crisis strikes. Leaders often have to manage through crisis. Life has a way of making sure that plenty of lemons come our way. And it seem that none of us can escape this truth. This can only be done with good information. Because of a […]. Authentic Leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Servant Leadership leadership Mental health overcome Quitting self help

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