What is Crisis Leadership?

By |2020-09-14T16:07:38+00:00September 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+00:00July 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

Crisis Management … What Can You do About Racism?

By |2020-07-28T14:11:38+00:00June 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 Crisis Management?

By |2020-04-26T23:17:17+00:00April 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,

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

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 – 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

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