My Crisis Leadership Playbook

Next Level Blog

The ideas I’m sharing in this post are the basics of a crisis leadership playbook that is something of a work in progress. So, those are my current thoughts on running a crisis leadership playbook.

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Mayday! Mayday! How to Build Trust in a Crisis

Leading Blog

N OTHING reveals an organization’s limits more than a sudden crisis. Crisis situations test what you have built — your culture, your relationships, your resilience. Trust is your most important asset amidst crisis and change.

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Dealing with the Two Fronts of Every Crisis

Leading Blog

E VERY CRISIS places a leader between two fronts: Issue and Fear. Understanding the difference and managing both is key to dealing with a crisis successfully. In a true crisis, you are faced with rapid, real-time innovation under stress “embedded in fear.”

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Resetting Your Operating Rhythm for the “New Normal”

Next Level Blog

The COVID-19 crisis brings another “new normal” every day. The situation is too fast-moving, fluid and unprecedented for any of us to settle in for whatever the long haul is and keep on truckin’ with the same operating rhythm we’ve used up until now. That doesn’t mean, though, that we shouldn’t take a step back to assess our operating rhythm as leaders and professionals who still need to get stuff done. Let’s start by acknowledging the obvious. There is no new normal yet.

Candidate Management During a Crisis

N2Growth Blog

I am no stranger to the challenges of candidate management during a crisis. Consider the following recommendations for effective candidate management during a crisis: Empathize: In a situation like this, it is human nature to think about one’s own health, safety, career, and expenses first. The post Candidate Management During a Crisis appeared first on N2Growth.

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Strategies for Overcoming Crisis in The Hospitality Industry

Strategy Driven

Every organisation is likely to face a crisis now and again. Predicting what a crisis will entail is impossible in many situations – but it’s how a team prepares and responds that can dictate whether and to what degree a business recovers.

Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time

Management Excellence

Art of Managing Decision-Making High Performance Management Teams Leadership Leadership Caffeine Leading Change Management Innovation Crisis Management Information Sharing Micro-Managing Operating Routine Quarterly Business Review Reinventing ManagementWe've Moved!

Building Resilience into Your Family Business

Harvard Business Review

Family businesses Economic cycles and trends Operations and supply chain management Crisis management Digital ArticleLessons from companies that have thrived in volatile environments.

Crisis Management – The Board Of Directors Role

CEO Insider

The CEO or Executive Director leads the organization and manages day to day operations. In a moment of crisis such as the extreme challenges facing organizations word wide during the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of the board and its relationship with the […].

Learning & Development’s Role in Operational Efficiencies in 2022

HR Digest

According to Training magazine’s 2020 Training Industry Report most respondents (54%) indicated that they plan to return to some classroom training post-pandemic while maintaining some remote learning instituted during the crisis. Operations Before Experiences.

Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time

Art Petty

In talking with top executives, it’s no surprise that one of the biggest challenges they are facing is transferring their well-established operating routines into an online/virtual format. The post Rethinking Your Management Approach and Your Team’s Operating Routine in Real-Time appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

Lead Your Business Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Harvard Business

Crisis management International business Operations Digital ArticleTwelve lessons on analyzing data, communicating information, and protecting your employees.

The Leadership GPS System – Extension Process, Preemptive Crisis Analytics: The New Reality

N2Growth Blog

The extension process within the Crisis Leadership & Performance-Driven Execution framework’s Leadership GPS System evolves from the new reality in business analytics and organizational design. Preemptive Crisis Analytics as the new reality answers the call. With organizations operating in heavily competitive environments, the pressure to make the right decisions at the most opportune time has never been higher for business stakeholders. By Damian D.

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Management Lessons from the Sinking of the SS El Faro

Harvard Business Review

Operations and supply chain management Crisis management Power and influence Leadership styles Business failures AudioWhat can we learn about how leaders and their teams communicate under pressure from the sinking of a container ship?

Coronavirus Crisis: Reasons for Hope During These Dark Times

The Practical Leader

If you’re tempted to panic right now, do remind yourself that Americans have a long history of being slow off the mark during a crisis — and then pulling together to mount an overwhelming response. We are convinced that markets — to the extent they are allowed to operate — working together with high-speed communications technologies, will significantly reduce the harm that could befall us.

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. Just as you prepare your organization for disaster response, crisis communications, and continuity of operations, you can also prepare yourself. This is not a question of IF but WHEN.

StrategyDriven Advisory Services helps businesses become more operationally effective

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Enterprises, LLC launches StrategyDriven Advisory Services, a management consulting firm dedicated to helping executives and managers define organizational needs and develop and manage the complex, mission critical projects needed to improve operational effectiveness and lower costs in response to today’s most pressing challenges. Operations and operational risk management.

Great Leadership Must Be More About What Happens Before the Crisis

Art Petty

In the sweep of recent history, there's a familiar theme: almost no one and no nation is ever prepared for a crisis. If you read history, it's clear we celebrate crisis leaders for their resilience and creativity in helping people survive and sustain.

During this Crisis, Don’t Expect Business as Usual from the Family Enterprise

Strategy Driven

That uncertainty and inability to be in command of business operations makes us anxious. In times of crisis, feelings of anxiety and loss cause people to draw inward and focus only on how circumstances directly affect them.

Leadership in times of the coronavirus crisis: A management guide for professionals

CQ Net - Management skills for everyone!

The still increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 (the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2) cases requires governments, business and non-governmental organization to switch from day to day operations into crisis mode.

In a Crisis, Culture Matters: the Navy on 9/11

Michael Lee Stallard

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) from 2000 until his retirement in 2005. Within hours after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, destroyers and cruisers were in place to protect America’s shores. Naval leaders anticipated what had to be done and took action before they received orders. At the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., planning for America’s response began while fires from the attack still smoldered nearby. The rapid response of the U.S.

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When in Doubt, Rehearse!

N2Growth Blog

Communications Crisis Management Leadership Operations & Strategy Success Brian Layer General Brian Layer leaderhing and crisis leadership and preparation leadership and preparing for the worst leadership and rehearsing leadership development N2growth By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. Lately I’ve seen several leaders trip over the unexpected outcome of a grand plan.

What the Best Leaders Do

Lead Change Blog

In a crisis, leaders are required to create models and draw conclusions while operating with imperfect and incomplete data. Keep digging until you fully understand all aspects of this crisis. In a crisis situation, it’s important to give frequent updates.

5 Transitions Great Leaders Make That Average Leaders Don’t

N2Growth Blog

Crisis Management Leadership Operations & Strategy best leadership practices controlling change as a leader leadership and change leadership and transitions transitions and leadership By Mike Myatt , Chief Executive Officer, N2growth . The secret to leadership is there aren’t any real secrets. The best leaders have simply gone to school on improving their tradecraft.

How Leaders Can Keep Their Cool in a Crisis

Harvard Business

The word crisis suggests something that happens infrequently. When it comes to a crisis happening, the question seems to no longer be “if” but “when.” Here’s what we learned: You can’t pick your crisis. “Rule Number 1,” according to Jamie Moldafsky, CMO of Wells Fargo, “is that you don’t get to pick your crisis. When the crisis does hit, the first hours are essential. george silk/life/Getty Images.

The Five Obsessions of Winning Teams

N2Growth Blog

Communications Crisis Management Innovation Leadership Miscellaneous Operations & Strategy Success Brian Layer CEO N2Growth Final Four John Wooden Leadership Leadership and Basketball March Madness March Madness Leadership Lesson By Brian Layer. Chief Executive Officer, N2Growth. March Madness resumes tonight and in a pressure packed weekend of excitement, the Sweet Sixteen will shrink to the Final Four.

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Credibility Crisis: 4 Sure-Fire Strategies for Cultivating Consumer Trust

Strategy Driven

While the retail industry crisis has been well-reported, particularly with respect to dwindling foot traffic to brick-and-mortar stores. And, the mission critical nature of credibility cannot be overstated, as it establishes a company or brand’s integrity, reliability, validity, soundness and a host of other image-including indicators of an entity’s moral and ethical code, and the standards by which it operates.

How Many of Your Organization’s Strategic Initiatives Succeed?

N2Growth Blog

Communications Crisis Management Culture Leadership Operations & Strategy Corporate Initiatives Organization Portfolio StrategyMy guess is that your answer is less than half or at least “not enough of them.”. Delivering on strategic initiatives on time, every time, is the hallmark of organizations that are best in the world at executing strategy, and they’re rewarded with a premium put on the value of their company.

How DHL Express Navigated the Pause — and Rebound — of Global Trade

Harvard Business

Globalization Crisis management Operations management Digital ArticleThree counterintuitive lessons in resilience.

Think Tomorrow, Act Today: Making Strategy Matter

Lead Change Blog

What has become more clear about our business and the way we operate this year? What parts of our operating model worked well during the height of disruption? Navigating the remaining months of 2020 and into the new year requires leaders to revisit their business activities and assure strategies still fit the rapidly evolving operating environment. . Leadership company vision crisis planning strategic strategic development strategic planning Strategy Vision

On Being a Leader of Integrity: 4 ways to build personal and organizational integrity

N2Growth Blog

Communications Crisis Management Leadership Miscellaneous Operations & Strategy Australia Business Consultant Australian Business Consultancies Australian Executive Coaching Doing the right thing as a leader Grant Wattie integrity and leadership Leadership and Integrity N2growth By Grant Wattie. President, N2growth Australia. Are you a person of integrity? Chances are you and everyone reading this article will answer in the affirmative.

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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How Can’t-Close Retailers Are Keeping Workers Safe

Harvard Business

Operations Crisis management Digital ArticleSix lessons from grocery stores and other essential businesses.

Succession Planning: Not Just for Older Leaders

N2Growth Blog

CEO Profiles Crisis Management Operations & Strategy Success CEO Onboarding CEO Succession Planning Dell Computers Dell Computers CEO Micahel Dell Offboarding Succession Planning By Patricia Lenkov , Chair, Executive Search, N2growth. Dell Computer and the story of its potentially going private have occupied many a news column of late.

Healthcare Mergers: An Emerging Crisis | StrategyDriven

Strategy Driven

Blue Cross wrote that TheraMatrix’s operations were “competitive and damaging not only to BCBSM’s financial interests, but also to its business relationships.&# Email This Post | Print Post | Sign up for our Email Newsletter Comments One Response to “Healthcare Mergers: An Emerging Crisis&# Trackbacks Check out what others are saying about this post. Colette Seymann said: Healthcare Mergers: An Emerging Crisis | StrategyDriven: [link] [.]

To Recover from a Crisis, Retell Your Company’s Story

Harvard Business

” He organized three cross-functional teams to go after operations and security, administration and fundraising, and the damage to the collection. We asked him why he feels passionate enough about the museum crisis that he keeps telling the story and imparting its lessons, year after year. A crisis leader must be a storyteller. A crisis requires more from a leader than personal courage, and more from the leadership team than a plan for business continuity.

The Building Inspectors, The Doctor, and Choosing Responsibility

Lead Change Blog

Some are related to the larger operational issue. As her lungs deteriorated, the family agreed that Lillian could be put on ECMO, a breathing apparatus that operates much like heart-lung machines, with a focus on lung function. Personal Development challenges crisis leadership lessons Lessons from History Responsibility Taking responsibilityWe are living in a time where “taking responsibility” is the term of the day.

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How Kaiser Permanente Prepares for Disasters

Harvard Business

Managing organizations Crisis management Operations Digital ArticleLessons from two devastating California wildfires.

Delivering Grim News to Covid-19 Patients’ Families

Harvard Business

Operations Crisis communication Difficult conversations Healthcare Digital ArticleLessons from a frontline health system in New Jersey.

How to Deal with An Intimidating Leader

Lead from Within

Many organizations operate out of the belief that people in leadership need a tough mindset to be effective. Additional Reading you might enjoy: H ow Great Leadership is Generated in Significant Crisis. The One Aspect Of Crisis Management That No One Talks About.

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Simple Rules for Sustainable Business Growth

Skip Prichard

That cash must equal at least three to six months operating expenses. When you manage your company’s operations by net profit per hour rather than percentages, you determine true cost and true profit. Profit or Wealth. Many entrepreneurs and business owners are focused on profits.

What the U.S. Needs to Do — Right Now — to Fight Coronavirus

Harvard Business

Government Crisis management Operations Digital ArticleA 30-day plan to contain the outbreak and treat the infected.

Business Complexity has Grown Significantly Since the Financial Crisis

Strategy Driven

New research confirms the financial crisis has significantly exacerbated business complexity. A recently released survey reveals that 86 percent of firms face increasing complexity in their operating environment or organizational structure over the past three years. In the survey for the report titled, The Complexity Challenge : How businesses are bearing up , only 22 percent of senior executives think their organizations are well prepared to confront complexity in the future.