Posts tagged small business
How to Manage a Crisis (or Business Interruption)

“If you choose to, you can see life as a series of crisis moments - from the time you wake up to the time you go to bed. It is the choice you make to firmly plant your feet that determines how stable you will be.” - Kia Jarmon

Business, and life, are seemingly full of crisis moments. One moment you’re cruising down the highway and the next moment you’re aggressively dodging, and likely hitting, potholes. (Welcome to Nashville!)

This same visual is true of our organizations. 

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The Four Corners of Communication

Think back to elementary school and imagine yourself in a game of four corners. You’re it, so you close your eyes as everyone scrambles to their desired corner. With your eyes closed, you have to pick a corner to tag as many people out as possible.

Communication can be that way, too. One narrator takes the center and tries to strike a chord with the right audience.  But communication should not be a guessing game.

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