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Episode 100: Celebrating Our 100th Episode + The Top 5 Business Resilience DECODED Episodes

Today marks a huge milestone for our show: this is our 100th episode! Today, we are sharing the top five most downloaded episodes ever of the podcast. The dynamic speakers in these episodes gave amazing value to our listeners, and we’re sharing just one of many key takeaways from each of them in today’s episode.

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Our Top 5 Podcast Episodes:

  1. Episode 26: Disruptive Innovation and Design Thinking with David Phillips
  2. Episode 38: The Art of Relationships with Damian Walch
  3. Episode 37: What Has Risen to the Level of Concern? with Philip Bigge
  4. Episode 1: Developing a Successful Crisis Management Program with Regina Phelps
  5. Episode 69: The Myth of Best Practices with Dr. Cliff Thomas

In this episode, you will learn:

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  • Why all crisis managers should understand how to market who they are and what they do
  • The soft skills needed to become a great leader
  • What the biggest risks are today vs. 10 years ago
  • Why organizational fit is so important when evaluating best practices
  • Why you should design systems for people as they are and not how you want them to be

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Vanessa Mathews, host

Vanessa Mathews is the founder and chief resilience officer of Asfalis Advisors, where they are focused on protecting the legacy of the leaders they serve through business resilience. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Mathews developed global crisis management and business continuity programs for government and private sector organizations to include Lowe’s Companies, Gulfstream Aerospace, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Jon Seals, producer

Jon Seals is the editor in chief at Disaster Recovery Journal, the leading magazine/event in business continuity. Seals is an award-winning journalist with a background in publication design, business media, content management, sports journalism, social media, and podcasting.

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