Black Swan Solutions Launches Mobile Database to Enhance Organizational Crisis Response

Black Swan Solutions Launches Mobile Database to Enhance Organizational Crisis Response Black Swan Solutions has announced a mobile database designed to enhance organizational crisis response. This new feature was created to help organizations support employees and customers affected by a crisis. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Black Swan Solutions, a business unit of Empathia…

Oh, That Word!

I am bedeviled by a word. Perhaps I exaggerate a bit. After all, you might wonder if a single word can really create that much difficulty. Well, I’ll tell you that it can. When I’ve got a tough decision to make, this word can really nag at me, cost me a lot of emotional energy…

Best of the Best

Business continuity and emergency response professionals are constantly bombarded with articles, “research reports”, webinars and workshops, all claiming to have the 8, 10, 12 or 15 most important steps to take in order to guarantee a successful response to a crisis. I, too, have published articles and made presentations identifying multiple lessons learned and best…

Who is in Charge?

I often encounter people who don’t seem to be in charge of their own lives, or a significant part of their lives at least. The lack of control shows up in different areas. Their health, finances and goals – as well as the logistics of daily life – are chaotic and disorganized. Mistakenly, they feel…

Why Wait? (Part Two)

There are two types of situations where I see people most likely to put their life on hold and wait for “the right thing” to come along and make them happy. One is in their job, and the other is in their relationships, most often romantic relationships. These are two of the most important parts…

Why Wait? (Part One)

There is a lot to be enjoyed in the world, enough to fill the entirety of life from the beginning to the end. In many ways, it’s right there in front of us, to be had at will. Yet some people hold off fulfillment until it arrives in the way that they want it to,…

Trust

Can you really have a meaningful relationship without trust? Without it, aren’t you always holding back, to some degree? I think so. The lack of trust always means the presence, to some degree, of uncertainty and doubt, and the need for protectiveness. After a breach in trust, this is even more true. A betrayal sensitizes…