Preparing for the Unexpected: 12 Things NOT to Include in Your Plan

The October 5/17  episode of Preparing for the Unexpected focuses on one of the most popular blogs Alex Fullick ever wrote: “12 Things NOT to Include in Your Plan”.   We’re surprised how many hits it’s had.

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/102662/bcm-and-dr-plans-12-things-not-to-include-in-your-plan

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The StoneRoad Team

 

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Preparing for the Unexpected: First Hand Account of the Lismore, Australia Floods

On this weeks “Preparing for the Unexpected” episode will focus on the Lismore, Australia floods of March 2017 with local business owner Continue reading

“Preparing for the Unexpected” – Public Relations and Managing Our Message

This week’s show focused on public relations and managing our message with globally recognized Public Relations Expert and author, Gerry McCusker.  Tune in and learn how we can leverage social media and keep our messages on track when things can easily get out of control.

Public Relations and Managing Our Message

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One Month Away for the Premier of “Preparing for the Unexpected”

Well, we are now only one month away from the premiere of the new internet radio show hosted by StoneRoad founder Alex Fullick.  Continue reading

BCM & DR: Communication is the Key

 

Communication; the backbone, or cornerstone if you will, of any successful enterprise.  Without it you can have an organization moving in multiple directions causing confusion and all archways falling down around you when you need to be moving forward as a cohesive unit – especially during times of crisis.  What makes it so key to everything?  Continue reading

BCM & DR Communications: Telling Only Half the Story.

This last week has been quite the week for pedestrian and vehicle collisions and accidents. We even had a few people die this week due to such incidents. Yes, I feel for the friends and families of those that have been impacted yet, what struck me most about each situation, was the communication messages being conveyed.

IT’s easy to blame one side of the situation and in many cases that might be reality. But just like in BCM and DR, we must convey a message that everyone can understand. The communications have to be straight to it and yet be articulate enough for people of any walk of life to understand the message – and have it retained. They can’t just be to one side of the situation. Here’s what I mean.

Immediately after the first accident the police and responding Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel were placing the blame for the traffic incidents on the shoulders of those driving; there was no responsibility placed on the side of the pedestrian. I found this odd because it was clean in some of the situations that the pedestrian wasn’t following the rules set out for them and the reminder about the rules wasn’t coming from the police of EMS; it was only directed at the vehicle operators. Continue reading

BCM & DR: Do We Hide Behind Technology?

If you’re like me, you gets lots of emails concerning Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Emergency Response advertisements. I even see lots of adverts in the industry journals and magazine’s; all of which say that the product they’re selling will help you with this problem or that problem. Many even say that with their product you’ll be able to communicate better. I’m not so sure about that last part. Continue reading