Crisis Management

Why CEOs Should Resist The Pull Toward “Urgency Addiction”

In a crisis, we tend to focus on winning the day or the week, rather than the year and those to come. But that myopic focus can make us blind to the critical data we need to survive.

What Is Your “5R” Return To Work Plan?

As military units have done for decades, CEOs should consider a phased, five-step plan for redeploying staff post-pandemic.

Crisis Breeds Innovation: How To Embrace Change Right Now

This crisis will drive a new and better balance between the push for efficiency and the need for resilience—and agility requires both.

Back-To-Work Day Tests Auto Industry’s Covid-19 Protocols

OEM and supplier leaders are confident as restart of production involves entire new ‘playbooks’ for health and safety.

Measuring The Real Employee Experience In A Time Of Crisis

At a time when furloughs, salary cuts and layoffs are a growing reality, it is crucial for companies to measure employee engagement in new ways to boost performance and increase trust.

What America’s Wars Teach Us About The Importance Of Strategic Decisions

Through multiple wars, we learned that decisions can have unintended consequences. To face down the pandemic, we need strategic leaders in all organizations to step up and help shape the new world.

Are You Prepared To Repurpose Yourself (And Your Company)?

Business practices are about to be redefined, this time by necessity rather than invention, and those anchored in the past will falter. A readiness checklist.

How Exceptional Executive Assistants Are Keeping CEOs Thriving In This Crisis

On the best of days, many CEOs would be lost without their EAs. In the chaos of the pandemic, exemplary assistance is not a luxury, but a requirement.

How Our EVP Has Guided Us Through The Crisis

We initially created our employee value statement to recruit new talent—but when the crisis hit, it quickly became the glue that held us together.

GM’s Barra Gets Personally Involved In Covid-19 Reassurance

The automaker chief pens playbook and sends package to all employees— including enough medical-grade masks for the family.
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