Heroism or Professionalism?

Airplane flying above city

Recently, Southwest Airlines flight 1380 experienced a catastrophic engine failure (note for non-aviators: a catastrophic engine failure…

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STOP! And Stabilize the Situation – Step One of Managing a Crisis

If you’re a decision-maker for an organization, or strive to be in the future, you must plan…

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So Much Disruption…So Little Time

Republished via CIC Services LLC The writing is on the wall.  The world is changing fast, and…

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Paradigm Shift – It’s Better To Insure Against “Rainy Days” Than It Is To Save For Them

Republished via CIC Services LLC   Is the same advice true for businesses and business owners?  It…

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Business Continuity: Getting a Seat at the Table

Why inviting business continuity for appetizers rather than table scraps mitigates risk and lowers cost. It is…

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(Mis)communication And Deadly Medical Errors

One area where communication failures and breakdowns too frequently put lives at risk is found in the…

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Tips for Improving Your Evacuation Maps

Having read thousands of emergency response plans, here are a few tips for improving your evacuation maps….

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Firestorm Principal, Jeff Hamilton, Announced as the President and COO of Nexis Preparedness Systems

LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA (September 1, 2015) – Nexis Preparedness Systems (NPS), the leader in effective emergency response solutions,…

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We Don’t Want You To Be Scared, We Want You To Be Prepared

Today, news passes by in seconds and we then move on to the next conflict, the next…

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