Great Crisis Leaders: 10 Key Characteristics

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In the recent article, Great Crisis Leaders: 10 Key Characteristics, by Pat Rowe, we are reminded of how leaderships’ core beliefs will affect the success or demise of a company or country. These steps include intellectual integrity, the ability to see the big picture, willingness to consider mutiple options, decisiveness, …

How to Prevent Situations from Becoming Crises

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In the November 2008 Crisis Manager, an article by Rene A. Henry offers 10 steps a company, organization or institution needs to take or have in place to prevent a crisis.  These steps include anticipating and having a Plan, responding immediately, avoiding overtalk, truth-telling, accepting responsibility, choosing the right spokesperson, …

How to Manage Internal Crises Related to the Economy

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The latest issue of Crisis Manager contains two excellent articles by guest authors on how to manage different types of internal crises resulting from bad economic conditions. Remember, the ezine is free, you can sign up at my website’s home page. Jonathan BernsteinPresidentBernstein Crisis Management, Inc.https://www.bernsteincrisismanagement.com

Crisis Management for Financial Firms

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Article by Bruce Horovitz in USA Today provides various and sometimes differing perspectives on how financial firms should communicate with their customers in the current very uncertain environment. Bruce was kind enough to make me one of his sources! Jonathan Bernstein

Crisis Management & Spirituality

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I just had the privilege of reprinting an article by renowned crisis management consultant and philosopher Ian Mitroff in my Crisis Manager ezine, as distributed by email to my subscribers. It will soon be archived on my website, but I wanted to go ahead and re-post the article here as …

We always knew he was all wet

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There’s not too much humor in a monster storm like Hurricane Ike, but when Geraldo Rivera tried to follow firefighters along a storm-whipped beach in Galveston…. JB Jonathan BernsteinPresidentBernstein Crisis Management, Inc.

Webinar with Moi

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THE FOLLOWING IS A COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT but, like, so what, it’s my blog and I’ll announce if I want to. And maybe some visitors want to pay to hear me share my experience for 90 minutes. Jonathan Bernstein to Speak on Leading through CrisisBusiness leaders from various industries will gather …

Learning from Our Mistakes

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A definition of “insanity” popularly attributed to Albert Einstein is, “doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results.” So what, then, is “sanity”? It would seem to be “learning from our mistakes.” It only took eight years of the current administration for President Bush — and his …

Comments on Past Posts Go Here (sigh)

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Please use this post as your place to comment on any of my past messages and going forward we won’t have this problem. Unfortunately, the Blogger system provides no way to fix the issue retroactively. Jonathan BernsteinPresidentBernstein Crisis Management, Inc.