David Holmes

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Having a business continuity plan is like having a spare tire

In Business Continuity, Uncategorized on March 20, 2013 at 10:18 pm

A business continuity plan can be considered part of a crisis management plan, but it is also a distinct set of preparations for those times crises occur. Sometimes, vaguely thinking in terms of crisis management and business continuity plans can quickly yield to thoughts of pressing matters of immediate importance and it can be difficult to conceptualize the need and scope of such plans. Think of them by comparing them to your car.

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Crisis management planning should be done by all businesses

In Crisis Management on January 29, 2013 at 7:55 pm

You wrote a business plan for the success of your business. Now it’s time to write a crisis management plan to bolster your company’s response to moments of crisis.

It is worth asking the question, “What is considered a crisis?” There are a number of potential ways to answer that, but customize the answer for your business by asking yourself this question: What are the components of my company that make it function smoothly?

A crisis is a moment when one of those components ceases to function properly with the potential of harming your company in some significant way.

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