December 27th, 2021

Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author of the Award-Winning Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways To Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) Taking a cue from Winston Churchill’s observation that, “Generals are always prepared to fight the last war,” business leaders should make a reality about their plans to prevent or manage a crisis at their company or organization in the new year: Will they be prepared to respond to…

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December 1st, 2021

Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, Author of Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies (Nicholas Brealey) A sure-fire way to help bring about a crisis is to ignore the problems that can create it. The results of a new research project are focusing a spotlight on a serious problem faced by millions of employees that could create a crisis for their organizations: burnout. Unfortunately, only one-in- ten…

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November 29th, 2021

Commentary From Crisis Management Expert Edward Segal, author of Crisis Ahead: 101 Ways To Prepare for and Bounce Back From Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies Companies already have enough to worry about defending themselves against external cyberattacks. Now adding to that worry could be the possibility of internal threats. A new study shows that 48% of employees at surveyed organizations have been approached directly for help in planning ransomware attacks against their…

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November 2nd, 2021

[Portions of the following blog originally appeared as a post on Forbes.com that Edward Segal wrote as a Leadership Strategy contributor. His other posts on Forbes.com can be read at https://www.forbes.com/sites/edwardsegal/2021/08/24/meet-americas-best-employers-by-state-2021/?sh=58b5067f4974] Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement that the company has changed its name to Meta — Greek for “beyond” —is an example of a marketing tactic that has been used to divert attention…

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November 2nd, 2021

[Portions of the following blog originally appeared as a post on Forbes.com that Edward Segal wrote as a Leadership Strategy contributor. His other posts on Forbes.com can be read at https://www.forbes.com/sites/edwardsegal/2021/08/24/meet-americas-best-employers-by-state-2021/?sh=58b5067f4974] Companies are bleeding leadership talent, according to the results of a new study. HR respondents in a DDI survey conducted in September 2021 reported the turnover rate of corporate leaders had…

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