As a leader at the highest level, you have to navigate ship and crew safely, even in a storm. That’s not easy!
From a storm in a teacup to a crisis that threatens your company
I differentiate between “storms in a teacup” and those that need a task force on site right away. Both are relevant. You must decide, sometimes within minutes, which sort of crisis you are dealing with and how to proceed strategically.
It’s a question of the point of view and the level of threat. Nothing is more diverse than an acute threat for people, company and surroundings. I’m talking here in concrete terms about crises that endanger your reputation and that of your company. A crisis due to non-compliance, fraudulent activities, corruption and other events that in the worst case threaten the existence of your company.
You can decide…
…whether and how to prepare yourself strategically for crises: