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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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.]

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. Crisis Guest Post Leadership PR 2.0

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.

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

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.

Communications During the COVID-19 Crisis | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

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.

The current crisis demands more external communication

PR Daily

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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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.

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

PR Daily

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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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.

The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare

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The post The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare appeared first on PR Daily. COVID-19 Crisis Communications Employee Engagement External Communications Leadership Communications Morning Scoop PR Industry

In a crisis, use the language of empathy, not legalese

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The post In a crisis, use the language of empathy, not legalese appeared first on PR Daily. COVID-19 Crisis Communications External Communications Leadership Communications Marketing Media Relations Storytelling The Workplace Writing & Editing

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Keys to a successful global crisis communications response

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Communicators should bear in mind key cultural differences and adapt their crisis messages accordingly to engage a worldwide workforce. The need for speed is ever present in the midst of a crisis. The keys to success of any crisis response?

Return to work plans, HR risks to weigh, crisis lessons from Parenthood, and more

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending May 1 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. Address potential “people risk” in your crisis contingency plan.

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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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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.

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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How to adapt your crisis response for COVID-19 and beyond

PR Daily

Though this crisis might feel different, traditional crisis communications best practices, like the TACOS method, are how communicators can best serve their communities. The definition of a crisis is a time of intense difficulty or trouble.

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Offense or defense in the current crisis? Both, advises Stagwell’s Ray Day

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The agency head urges all communicators to have one eye on the future as you manage the day-to-day crisis if you want staying power long past the current pandemic. As the chief communications officer at Ford during the 2008 financial crisis and a leader on the frontline during the Sept.

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Thought Leadership Actually Requires Thought and Leadership

Sword and the Script

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.”. Thought leadership it requires continuous thought and leadership.

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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How crisis comms fits into the business continuity plan

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When crisis strikes, communicators are responsible for being connectors and helping to keep stakeholders in the loop about response actions. RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. The importance of practicing for a crisis.

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Amid multiple crises, a California utility overhauls its leadership team

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That strategy is hardly novel: When a company hits rock bottom, a leadership change can demonstrate new practices and priorities. RELATED: Join us May 9–10 for our Crisis Communications Conference. ]. Still, the leadership change was an essential move for the utility.

PR pros set the stage of the next phase of crisis response

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Some in the PR industry see the world entering a new phase in its crisis response. “The adrenaline of initial crisis response has passed,” says Mary Humphreys, head of marketing and communications for Corvias. “We’re

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Corp Comm Frets Leadership in Crisis Comms, says Study

Sword and the Script

What potential crisis could have a substantial impact on your business? That’s the essence of crisis communications planning – preparing for the worst before it happens. As if convincing management of the need for, and value of, crisis planning wasn’t already a challenge!

Astellas Pharma’s strong employee culture an antidote to the current crisis

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It’s a formidable responsibility that brings its own rewards and unique challenges amid this crisis. From her home in the suburbs of Chicago, IL, she takes us through a week in the life of the Astellas communications team: PR Daily: What’s a typical day like for you during this crisis?

Incoming! How to handle media requests in a crisis

PR Daily

Here are some tips and best practices for when and how to respond to crisis inquiries and keep your head on straight. It’s one of the greatest challenges any media relations professional will face: A crisis hits your organization out of the blue. In crisis comms, silence is not golden.

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3 crisis lessons from USA Gymnastics’ leadership struggle

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FREE GUIDE: 3 things you (probably) didn't know about crisis communications ]. Here are three crisis lessons to take from the organization’s continued leadership struggles: 1. Without a clear path forward, USA Gymnastics is not telling people how it will overcome its crisis.

How Communicators Can Help Inform the Public During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Crisis situations impact businesses, industries, associations and organizations of all sizes. While the circumstances surrounding a crisis vary greatly, there are general best practices PR professionals should be prepared to deploy.

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4 ways to prepare for a crisis—and respond where it counts

PR Daily

Control the narrative” is advice often heard in PR circles when the conversation turns to crisis communication. They will address the topic, “When social media goes ‘into the unknown’: Do’s and don’ts for savvy crisis response.”. “We How then to act in a crisis?

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How short-term and long-term crisis responses require different mindsets

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Modern crisis management and mitigation have become exceedingly complex. When I started in this business in 2000, after practicing law for nine years, crisis was purely reactive,” says Harlan Loeb, chair for crisis and reputation risk advisory services at Edelman.

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Crucial crisis plan elements, how leaders can stay positive, the secret to sustaining remote work, and more

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending May 8 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. Make sure these essentials are in your crisis plan.

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How to Inspire Your Teams During the COVID-19 Crisis

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The COVID-19 crisis looms large in our personal and professional lives. But for business leaders, the question now becomes: Are we prepared to manage this crisis? As we manage this unprecedented health crisis, we must prove to our teams that we truly care about their well-being.

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B2B Customers Want Thought Leadership

Sword and the Script

Thought leadership is usually associated with top-of-the-funnel as far as marketing outcomes are concerned, but there’s evidence to suggest it meets the needs of existing customers. The post B2B Customers Want Thought Leadership appeared first on Sword and the Script.

The secret to modern crisis response success

PR Daily

A reputational crisis is not a matter of if , but when. . About one-quarter ( 26% ) of marketing and PR pros have crisis plans that have not been reviewed in over a year, according to a joint study by PR News and Crisp , a crisis monitoring firm. Crisis Communications

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COVID-19: Lessons of Past Pandemics Are More Timely Than Ever for Crisis Management

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As the situation continues to unfold, here are six crisis communications lessons from past pandemics to keep in mind: 1. Given the uncertainty about the coronavirus and what still lies ahead, ongoing crisis planning should concentrate on worst-case scenarios.

Charge Against Volkswagen Executives Can Impact Your Leadership Team In Times Of Crisis

Melissa Agnes

What does the criminal charge against Volkswagen’s former executives mean for your leadership team? In fact, there’s a major crisis preparedness lesson that all leaders should take away from this indictment. Looking to hire a crisis management keynote speaker?

WhatsApp limits forwarding to slow misinformation, SeaWorld CEO resigns, and measuring PR in a crisis

PR Daily

It’s an excellent example of simple ways you can connect and uplift audiences during the crisis. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD. Looking for more insight on how to address the current global crisis and lead your organization into a strong recovery?

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