Featured in the April edition of Minnesota PRSA Perspectives Blog
The highest priority, greatest threat and most crucial aspect of managing crises is the victim dimension. Victims provide the explosive emotional drive that results in high visibility, high liability and high anxiety.
My Fellow Americans,
It has been awhile but I thought I might jot some thoughts down about where we seem to be headed and just ask some questions about the destinations we appear to be seeking. My question about reforming taxes in America is simply this: How will America remain great if we yet again give the really rich more than those who have less or nothing?
Civility and niceness begins with each one of us. Here’s one great example of a lot of people being helpful and decent to others, and the source is surprising.
Obtaining forgiveness is a process. The power of that process is diluted when it appears obvious that the perpetrator has no particular concept of or organized intention to apologize. Okay, okay, okay… I used the “A” word. But in my experience, apology is the atomic energy of empathy
Well, we have a whole bunch of companies, laudably, it would appear, withdrawing their advertising from the Fox News O’Reilly Factor program which is currently experiencing a substantial scandal involving more sexual harassment charges against the show’s star, Bill O’Reilly.
Jim’s Wisdom, Issue #3
Insights from Helping People and Organizations Solve Serious Problems for Decades
Becoming a strategist means committing to a mental approach that outthinks the competition, or the opposition, or the media and produces a distinctive or unique approach, series of steps, solution options, or direction choices.
14 Alarming Behaviors and Signals: All CEOs and senior managers should be trained to look for, detect, deter and prevent catastrophic organizational trouble; seven behaviors that assure operational and reputational failure; and, what it takes to be forgiven when you screw up.
Featured in the March edition of Minnesota PRSA Perspectives Blog
This is one of my favorite tools for discussing serious problems with management. It is simply a side-by-side comparison of the assumptions we make about a given situation, and the realities of that situation in the words of victims, employees, critics and those indirectly affected.