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What is Crisis Leadership?

By |2020-09-14T16:07:38-05:00September 14th, 2020|Crisis Management, Culture, Leadership|

Over the course of my career, I have been asked to create disruption and chaos, in a simulated environment, to provide a greater awareness of leadership obstacles and opportunities. From sounding fire alarms to see how quickly employees evacuate; simulating hurricanes to see how facilities teams prepare and protect the organizations assets; facilitating disaster recovery

10-Step Guide for Governments to Help Businesses Survive A Crisis

By |2020-07-28T01:28:20-05:00July 26th, 2020|Business Continuity, Crisis Management|

To say state and local governments have been overwhelmed with the onset of the COVID-19 and economic crisis and the long-term impacts of it, is an understatement. The response to reopen the United States in phases has created additional challenges with the pandemic recovery efforts, and people’s lives are at stake.  As the federal government

Greater Womens Business Council Radio: Open for Business an Interview with Vanessa Mathews of Asfalis Advisors

By |2020-06-17T12:55:53-05:00June 17th, 2020|In the News|

  Intro: [00:00:04] Broadcasting live from the Business RadioX Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, it's time for GWBC Radio's Open for Business. Now, here's your host. Lee Kantor: [00:00:18] Lee Kantor here. Another episode of GWBC's Open for Business. And this is going to be a good one. Today, I have with me Vanessa Vaughn Mathews.

Crisis Management … What Can You do About Racism?

By |2020-07-28T14:11:38-05:00June 7th, 2020|Business Continuity, Core Values, Coronavirus, Crisis Management, Crisis Management Speaker, Culture, Entrepreneurship, Resilience, Risk Management|

Welcome to episode #047 of the Business Resilience DECODED podcast with Vanessa Vaughn Mathews.  Earlier this year, I published a podcast on Crisis Leadership that discusses the four principles every crisis leader should apply as crisis situations escalate. Many subscribers were able to immediately apply those leadership principles to better protect and serve their people

What is Business Continuity?

By |2020-04-26T23:13:13-05:00April 26th, 2020|Business Continuity|

Most people who invest their time, talent and treasure into starting a company do not want it to fail. Over the years, you’ve poured resources into your organization and made countless sacrifices for it. Without a comprehensive business continuity strategy, a crisis can bring down what you’ve worked so hard to create. One of the

What is Risk Management?

By |2020-04-26T23:07:59-05:00April 26th, 2020|Risk Management|

When something seems overwhelming, it feels easier to put it on the back burner. “I’ll get to it later,” you say to yourself. Hey, we get it. You know you have to understand—and address—the risks your company faces. But where do you start? You start with Asfalis Advisors. One of the most important services we provide at

What is Crisis Management?

By |2020-04-26T23:17:17-05:00April 26th, 2020|Crisis Management|

Ever heard the adage, “Forewarned is forearmed”? It simply means that when you understand potential dangers, you have a distinct advantage in tackling them successfully over those who do not. That’s at the very heart of what we do at Asfalis Advisors. Our purpose, every day, is to help leaders create or strengthen their legacy,

The Beauty and the Beast of Resilience in the Cannabis Industry – A Podcast Interview with Vanessa Mathews

By |2020-03-29T16:21:14-05:00March 18th, 2020|In the News|

From: National Cannabis Industry Association's (NCIA) Cannabis Industry Voice Podcast Tune into the podcast interview with Vanessa Mathews of Asfalis Advisors as she talks about social equity, inclusion and diversity, the growth of the cannabis industry, risk, compliance and resilience.  

How COVID-19 Affects Women-Owned Business And What To Do About It

By |2020-03-18T12:49:46-05:00March 18th, 2020|In the News|

Author: Sharelle Burt Publisher: The Main Agenda Published: March 17, 2020 The coronavirus has the entire world taking the necessary precautions in order to stay safe. In the same moment, citizens are in a frenzy. All of the items needed to protect yourself are minimal. There is a lack of hand sanitizer, soap, disinfectant wipes,

Doing Business in Coronavirus Mode an Interview with Francene Marie and Vanessa Vaughn Mathews

By |2020-06-17T13:01:13-05:00March 17th, 2020|In the News|

Many companies are trying to figure out what to do with their workforce while in coronavirus mode. Vanessa Vaughn Mathews is the Founder and Chief Resilience Officer of Asfalis Advisors, and she shares a few answers about crisis response, hope, and how to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Tune into the radio interview with Francene Marie

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