Crisis Management Quotables…on Looking Confident

Seeing is believing when it comes to having competence and confidence to get the job done World-class athletics are not only about the physical battle, but the mental game. A perfect example is Arthur Ashe, who combined extraordinary talent with …

Crisis Management Quotables…on the War for Reputation

Your good name has never been more valuable You’ve probably never heard of Abbott Laboratories, an American pharmaceutical and healthcare product company, but considering the fact that it spans some 130 countries and can boast revenues of over $30 billion …

Crisis Management Quotables…on Speaking as the People Do

The crisis management wisdom of Aristotle It’s always incredible to read a statement made thousands of years ago and find it completely relevant to your life today. This week’s Crisis Management Quotable, from famed Greek philosopher Artistotle, is definitely one …

Crisis Management Quotables…on Delivering Your Message

Present a clear message when communicating in crisis I came across a quote from artist Hans Hoffman on the Mr. Media Training blog and thought it would make for a particularly interesting Crisis Management Quotable. You see, when Hoffman shared …

Crisis Management Quotables…on Why You Don’t Cover-Up

Sweeping ugly truths under the rug will come back to haunt you down the road Last week we talked about the ability of battlefield generals to do crisis management, but this week we’re looking at another type of leader. Politicians …

Crisis Management Quotables…on Creating a Lasting Reputation

Talk is cheap, reputation is priceless Mencius was a fourth-century philosopher who studied and fought to preserve the teachings of Confucious against competing schools of thought. Of course, this meant he spent a LOT of time thinking about human nature, which …

Crisis Management Quotables…on Making Communication Work

Ensuring communication is effective is core to crisis management success It turns out composer John Powell, perhaps best know for scoring movies like How to Train Your Dragon, Happy Feet and Kung-Fu Panda, knows a thing or two about verbal …

Crisis Management Quotables…on Showing Through

150 year-old wisdom that still applies today Ralph Waldo Emerson was a legendary speaker, essayist and poet who, perhaps not surprisingly for a man who published dozens of groundbreaking essays and delivered thousands of lectures, has a long list of …

Crisis Management Quotables…on The Damage One Lie Can Do

17th century wisdom that’s even more true in the 21st This time around, our Crisis Management Quotable comes to us courtesy of a 17th century Spaniard who wore many hats, from scholar and philosopher to army chaplain. A single lie destroys …