Crisis Management

When Good Sales Promotions Go Bad
Sales Strategy

When Good Sales Promotions Go Bad

Murphy's Law offers the insight, but only the best managers act in anticipation to mitigate its effects. Here's how.
Phil La Duke
How to Recover From a Major Online Blunder
Make More Happen

How to Recover From a Major Online Blunder

Digital disasters such as bad reviews, unfavorable news coverage or public embarrassments can be very damaging to your bottom line and business vitality.
Derek Newton
4 Ways to Lift the Curse From Your Business
Crisis Management

4 Ways to Lift the Curse From Your Business

Bad vibes are intangible but you can feel them. Changing the mood can change the course of your business.
Marty Fukuda
3 Key Steps for Crisis Communication
Crisis Management

3 Key Steps for Crisis Communication

No business is immune to experiencing a crisis, but how a company responds determines if it can weather the storm or not.
Midlife: Time for a New Start, Not a Crisis
Stress Management

Midlife: Time for a New Start, Not a Crisis

If you've dropped a big chunk of your savings on an expensive car, had an affair and left your family or quit your job and ran off to a tropical island, you should have listened to your inner child.
Adam Markel
Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.
Optimism

Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.

Like BP's executives, we are all susceptible to an overly optimistic view of ourselves and our companies.
Andrew Thomas
Is There Life After Success(ion)?
Leadership

Is There Life After Success(ion)?

You aren't who you think you are. Maybe you never were.
Dov Baron
VW to Offer to Buy Back Nearly 500,000 U.S. Diesel Cars, Sources Say
Volkswagen

VW to Offer to Buy Back Nearly 500,000 U.S. Diesel Cars, Sources Say

That would include versions of the Jetta sedan, the Golf compact and the Audi A3 sold since 2009.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Theranos's Fall From Grace
Crisis Management

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Theranos's Fall From Grace

Honesty and transparency are vital for success. Don't let your customers hear from somebody else that you've sold them a work in progress.
Lydia Belanger
The Key Lesson for Businesses From Starbucks's 'Diabetes Here I Come' Debacle
Starbucks

The Key Lesson for Businesses From Starbucks's 'Diabetes Here I Come' Debacle

Branding experts -- and the coffee giant itself -- weigh in on the embarrassing customer dis-service that brewed bitter brand damage and fast.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Good CEOs Are Ready to Shock the Organization to Protect Core Values
Leadership

Good CEOs Are Ready to Shock the Organization to Protect Core Values

When things are off track at work, be ready to take aggressive and extraordinary action.
Brian Fielkow
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World's Best In Comedy
Inspiring Your Team

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World's Best In Comedy

Hiring strategies, like setting up a festival, include bringing in people you like to be around.
Rebekah Iliff
Global Rescue CEO Says His Team Spends Most of the Time Saving People From Themselves
Entrepreneur Network

Global Rescue CEO Says His Team Spends Most of the Time Saving People From Themselves

Dan Richards tells Joe De Sena of Spartan UP! podcast that the adventurous types tend to underestimate the severity of the environments they're exploring.
Entrepreneur Network
The Mistakes That Make a PR Crisis Even Worse
Crisis Management

The Mistakes That Make a PR Crisis Even Worse

The surest way to turn a problem into a crisis is to pretend there is no problem.
Brett Relander