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What’s in the Middle of Crisis and Culture?

By |2019-06-18T16:16:59+00:00June 18th, 2019|Crisis Management, Culture, Leadership, Resilience, Risk Management|

What are all of the reasons why your workforce would not come to work? Depending on your organization and location, it could be:  Snow storms  High traffic volumes, construction on the roadways or train extensions  A measles or Ebola outbreak  The list can go on and on. However, it’s important to understand the dynamic company

Asfalis Advisors Launches New Business Resilience IQ Assessment Delivering Results on Demand

By |2019-06-07T21:47:15+00:00June 7th, 2019|In the News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Vanessa Vaughn Asfalis Advisors 1-833-238-4763 Email: info@asfalisadvisors.com Asfalis Advisors Launches New Business Resilience IQ Assessment Delivering Results On-Demand New online assessment allows organizations to instantly discover their Business Resilience IQ by evaluating readiness across four different categories June 07, 2019 - Charlotte, North Carolina - Vanessa Vaughn, Chief Resilience Officer of

Crisis Corner Cafe – The Gun Business. Who Is Paying for It?

By |2019-06-18T15:42:12+00:00May 6th, 2019|Corporate Security, Crisis Management, Emergency Preparedness|

In the United States there is a lot of controversy over gun laws from officer involved shootings, active shooters, or the gun violence that has plagued many communities.  Whether you are for or against guns, your alignment in either direction is a risk for your organization and your reputation. What many people don’t realize, is

Crisis Corner Cafe – Disrupting Human Trafficking

By |2019-06-03T15:08:42+00:00April 30th, 2019|Corporate Security, Crisis Management, Crisis Management Speaker, International Business, Resilience|

How often is your company attributing to the illegal goods and services running through the global supply chain?  Imagine turning on the news and your company’s trucks and containers are filled with human beings who are being sold, which is essentially modern-day slavery. Imagine your company is in the headlines for fostering an environment of

Crisis Corner Cafe – Retail Apocalypse

By |2019-05-20T21:09:37+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Corporate Security, Crisis Management, Crisis Management Speaker, Innovation, Retail|

What is the cost of your organizations inability to innovate? Whether you are in retail, technology, video, advertising, transportation, social networking, healthcare or manufacturing, your organization has to constantly strive for innovation. The value that we learn from history, is that it can repeat itself. There are hundreds of organizations that failed, due to the

Crisis Corner Cafe – College Admissions Scandal

By |2019-05-20T21:07:00+00:00April 16th, 2019|Crisis Management Speaker, Higher Education|

Would $25 million be worth the potential for up to 65 years in jail? That is what William "Rick" Singer is facing as the mastermind behind "Operation Varsity Blues", otherwise known as the College Admissions Scandal. Singer was paid by affluent parents to bribe coaches and university administrators to recruit their children and falsify admissions

Crisis Corner Cafe – Jussie Smollett

By |2019-05-20T21:05:45+00:00April 7th, 2019|Crisis Management, Crisis Management Speaker, Entertainment|

Imagine one of your top performing employees being involved with something during their personal time, and within 24 hours your company is making headline news. The headlines come faster than we can keep up from the corner coffee shop to department stores, restaurants, and even in the world of entertainment, companies are spending more resources than ever responding to

Rescue Your Company

By |2019-03-21T18:01:06+00:00March 18th, 2019|Crisis Management, Emergency Preparedness|

The headlines are hard to miss. Just last week the nation was stunned by a workplace shooting in Illinois where a disgruntled former employee stormed in to the Aurora warehouse where he’d just been fired and killed five people. That’s why Asfalis and Punch Alert are teaming up next month to bring you a

Disaster Recovery Journal Adds Vaughn To Conference Team

By |2019-03-21T12:20:40+00:00January 11th, 2019|In the News|

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Disaster Recovery Journal is proud to announce the addition of Vanessa Vaughn as master of ceremonies for the business continuity industry’s largest conferences. "We are excited to add a new face to the DRJ event team,” said DRJ President Bob Arnold. “We look forward to Vanessa bringing her knowledge, passion, and ideas to DRJ event attendees throughout the course