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Volume 32, Issue 3

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Friday, 26 July 2019 14:11

Hitting the Ceiling: In A Crisis, You’re Only as Good as Your Crisis Management Training

A surprisingly large number of executives think that practice of any kind is for grinds and that star performers do things by the seat of their pants. When it comes to crisis management, this approach is a good way to lose your pants and a lot else.

Having a strong crisis management training program, one that regularly challenges your people is essential to the strength of your resiliency.

Do you remember what set apart the coolest kids back in high school and college? The ones who slacked off and bombed got little respect, and the ones who got top grades but spent all their time studying got only a little more. The coolest kids were the ones who hardly studied at all—they were too busy partying and doing sports—but still managed to get good grades.