Ragan launches The Crisis Leadership Board

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As the world is faced with a public health crisis of epic proportions, communications and human resource leaders find themselves in need of practical, real-time advice, best practices, sharing, networking and training for themselves and their teams. COVID-19 Crisis Communications

Anatomy of a leadership video

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There’s a lot of talk about the need for leadership right now, and not just in political circles. Video is not always the best way to get out a leadership message, and it can backfire if your executive is uncomfortable in front of the camera.

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Leadership: Humility as Antidote to Arrogance

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Arrogance is a particularly toxic element of leadership. One of the common patterns of poor leadership and of mishandled crises is what crisis guru Jim Lukaszewski calls “ testosterosis ,” a condition that isn’t gender specific. This expression of humility, this acknowledgement of his initial failure, this apology and acknowledgment of the rightness of the sergeant’s admonition, is an extraordinary demonstration of leadership. Crisis Guest Post Leadership PR 2.0

5 crisis comms essentials

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If you run a business and find yourself in a major crisis, simplicity, consistency and honesty in communications will help you navigate through the situation and ensure you keep your employees and stakeholders on board. Be brief talking to your employees, contractors or customers in crisis.

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How crisis communications has changed

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After a year of disruption and chaos, what about the practice of crisis communications is new and what’s the same as it ever was? After months of a global pandemic, racial justice protests and heaps of economic uncertainty, crisis communications has taken on new meaning.

Boeing: Unhealthy Leadership Leads to Crisis Mismanagement

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The post Boeing: Unhealthy Leadership Leads to Crisis Mismanagement appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management PR News Blogger Network[Editor’s Note: This post describes two crises, both of which resulted in fatalities. In only one case, were jobs lost as a result.] At Flowery Branch, GA, about one hour’s drive from Atlanta, DJ Durkin is watching the Atlanta Falcons football team train.

10 Top Media Trends for 2021

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The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis changed how people live and how industries operate. Leadership Communications Media Relations PR Industry Storytelling Visual & Video Communications

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6 bedrock principles of crisis response

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Tulane crisis instructor Barbara Reynolds shares essential elements of an effective response to a crisis. These days, all communicators are crisis communicators. The six elements of an effective crisis response are: Be first. What are you going to do about the crisis?

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Arctic winds offer a Texas-sized lesson in crisis communications

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An agency leader reflects on the takeaways from the crisis that left thousands of Texans without power as cold temperatures shut down power plants and compromised water treatment facilities. This recent crisis was no different. You want to be empathetic in a time of a crisis.

Learning from Volkswagen: 4 crisis leadership lessons

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Nearly half (44 percent) of all businesses have experienced a crisis in the past year, according to a Burson-Marsteller survey. Among the most recent is Volkswagen, still facing what its incoming chairman has called an “existence-threatening” crisis. 30 PR University webinar “ The New 10-Step PR Crisis Plan: How to Integrate Digital Thinking into Your Response ” to protect your career and company in the era of social media and cyberattacks.

How to respond when a workplace crisis hits

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Each crisis is different, but there are a variety of common elements to a successful response. For those reasons and more, Folk advises, organizations need to have a comprehensive crisis response plan in place and up to date. A sexual harassment crisis has many moving parts.

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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, employees have low trust in leadership to navigate through crisis

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Trust is in short supply these days, and there’s been no lack of skepticism during the COVID-19 crisis. employees say that their organization has trusted leaders and managers to navigate the crisis, while less […]. Public Relations crisis

Boeing: Unhealthy Leadership Leads to Crisis Mismanagement

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The post Boeing: Unhealthy Leadership Leads to Crisis Mismanagement appeared first on PR News. Crisis Management PR News Blogger Network[Editor's Note: This post describes two crises, both of which resulted in fatalities. In only one case, were jobs lost as a result.] At Flowery Branch, GA, about one hour’s drive from Atlanta, DJ Durkin… Continued.

5 stories to tell before a crisis strikes

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What isn’t talked about as frequently is the role it can play in blunting attacks on your brand and reputation when crisis hits. Leadership profiles. The post 5 stories to tell before a crisis strikes appeared first on PR Daily.

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Trust crisis: 5 changes you must embrace for 2021

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RELATED: Join Ragan's Communications Leadership Council, exclusively for leaders in employee and internal communications ]. Build your own platform for thought leadership. The post Trust crisis: 5 changes you must embrace for 2021 appeared first on PR Daily.

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Identify crisis response roles with ‘RASCI’

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The acronym provides a tool for identifying what roles will be filled by members of your crisis working group and clarifying essential workflows. How many people should be on your crisis response team and what roles should they have? RELATED: Showcase your crisis comms work ].

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6 ways to fortify your crisis response for 2021

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Here’s how to ramp up crisis plans with P2P, purpose and empathy. The pandemic has broken down silos between external and internal communications—with crisis communications now part of the job no matter where you sit on the org chart. It also directly impacts crisis communications.

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3 simple steps to prepare for any crisis

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Crisis. While some may have expected a punchline for the answer, the serious consequences of ineffective crisis preparation, plan execution and plan recovery for people and organizations has real world impact. A crisis is not always a disaster or an emergency.

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Crisis communication takeaways from Andrew Cuomo

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New York’s governor has earned plaudits for his leadership amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 communications as an example of how leaders should speak to the public during a crisis. The post Crisis communication takeaways from Andrew Cuomo appeared first on PR Daily.

The current crisis demands more external communication

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Often it is the difficult and brave decisions which come with the biggest reward—which means that external communication is a necessity during the COVID-19 crisis. For example, you might serve one particular market segment which is booming in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

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Taking the “Cry” Out of Crisis

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Today’s crisis ridden world has put most businesses into a tailspin on how to handle the multiple issues (e.g., Reputations are often damaged during and after a crisis hits a company. CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM.

The Crisis Newsroom

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In a time of crisis, they may see more information about your organization than during ordinary times; they may believe the real-time accounts of others over you; share the most dramatic of stories (in many cases leaving out facts); and decide in a split moment if they support and trust you.

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Why Public Relations Is King During A Crisis

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That is why PR is the one function within the marketing organization that is positioned to step up, take a leadership position and have the greatest impact on company reputation during this period. There is simply no better instrument during a widespread crisis than communications.

Why the old crisis comms playbook should be thrown out

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Here’s why one crisis communications expert says there’s no going back to the old way of brand reputation management and crisis response. For crisis communications, it’s a data obsession that will deliver results in the future. Holistic crisis comms.

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Communications During the COVID-19 Crisis | Business Wire Blog

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The reactions of many of business leaders and heads of government have ranged from shell-shocked silence to impressive displays of leadership. The current COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly one of the worst in living memory for most people.

Make sure your crisis response is a team effort

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Nebraska Medicine’s communications director shares why effective crisis messaging involves employees across your organization—and how you can prepare for action. citizens evacuated from Africa and carrying the Ebola virus, the team put their plans and crisis drills into action.

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7 timeless tactics to mitigate PR crisis damage

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What’s the cost of a PR crisis? Unfortunately, there’s no way to truly “crisis-proof” a corporation or brand, but there are seven steps you can take to protect your reputation and mitigate fallout. Crisis-proof your business first. Appoint a crisis response leader.

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5 ways to communicate calm in a crisis

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A McKesson comms exec shares her crisis tips during pandemic and beyond. Thanks to COVID-19, social justice issues and even new WFH realities, communicators of all stripes are thrust into the roles of problem solver and crisis planner.

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Why a rapid-response website is essential in a crisis

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Why the rapid-response site is better than tab on your homepage: It draws unwanted attention away from the regular site, allowing it to continue to be a source for visitors who have no awareness or interest in the crisis.

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For better crisis responses, follow the 3 C’s

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How do you manage a communication plan for a crisis with no end in sight? Ragan Consulting Group has a new video featuring guidance from crisis communication expert Nick Lanyi, which touches on questions every communicator should be considering right now.

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COVID’s impact reveals global leadership crisis, as people worldwide express fears of corruption

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It’s certainly no surprise that “access and affordability to healthcare” and “communicable/infectious disease containment and prevention” were tied as the top two priorities of people worldwide during the COVID crisis, according to a new global survey. The post COVID’s impact reveals global leadership crisis, as people worldwide express fears of corruption appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Thought Leadership Actually Requires Thought and Leadership

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See these related posts: Marketing Strategy: The Looming Knowledge Crisis. It’s like asking someone to come in and write a thought-leadership piece and then have no thoughts to offer.”. This is thought leadership at its finest – opening or changing minds, defining markets, and shaping reputations. But thought leadership is not something you can just toss over the wall to PR and hope it turns into coverage.

If you create a crisis plan after a crisis hits, it’s going to suck

PR Daily

But just because their team’s content didn’t need to make a drastic turn for this crisis doesn’t mean they don’t have a social media crisis plan in place. You can’t wait for the crisis to develop a plan. So says Carmen Collins, social media leader at Cisco.

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Leadership Communications Lessons Of COVID-19

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It’s said that a crisis brings out the best and worst in us — and in our leaders. In the three long weeks since the Coronavirus outbreak was declared a pandemic, Americans have experienced a crazy-quilt of messages from leadership at federal, state, and local governments. There are leadership communications lessons about crisis management in nearly every example. Here’s how the best communicators are navigating the crisis.

How offering historical context helps in a crisis

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Your crisis communications should be able to lean on your past record. Context proves an organization’s resilience, its ability to navigate rough seas and manage through a crisis. In short, there was a crisis of faith.

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Thousands of brands’ ads found on sites with COVID-19 misinformation, Facebook labels UK climate change posts, and job listing language leads to museum’s leadership change

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We are ashamed of Newfields’ leadership and of ourselves. If your organization won’t take an honest, hard look at its current actions, sincerely apologize and commit to meaningful actions and change, don’t expect the crisis communications and reputation building efforts to find much success.

Report: How the COVID-19 crisis shines a spotlight on communications

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Many communicators say they are getting newfound respect in their organizations, but the crisis is also adding to heavy workloads and complicating workflows with remote collaboration. We asked more than 400 communicators how they have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Why you should lead with values in COVID-19 crisis

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How can communicators protect reputations and preserve their stature amid the current health and economic crisis? RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ].

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10 crisis communications steps when you don’t have a plan

PR Daily

In the midst of COVID-19, every organization has become a crisis communicator. Sure, some organizations have crisis communication plans or PR agencies they can turn to when the unexpected happens. What impact could the crisis have on your organization’s operations, brand and reputation?

5 tips for a successful crisis simulation

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This same philosophy applies to crisis preparation. Organizations that adhere to this philosophy are better able to preserve and protect their reputation when the next crisis hits. RELATED: Deliver powerful leadership messaging in a digital landscape ].

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