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Crisis Preparation

Creating Plans

Unless you’re an expert in crisis communications, you will likely find it difficult to think strategically when your heart is racing and the TV camera is focused on your face. You are more likely to be credible and in control during a crisis if you have spent time preparing before the crisis occurs. Your company’s reputation is too important to leave to chance. A Crisis Communication Plan is the best way to ensure your organization will respond quickly and effectively, preserving its good name when a crisis hits.

Facilitating Drills

Testing your crisis plan is a critical part of crisis communication, business continuity preparation – and a major step toward resiliency. Hennes Communications can design and conduct cost-effective crisis drills that simulate actual crises, testing your staff’s readiness and ability to respond.

The Evolutionary Nature of Crisis Communications

February 9th, 2020

From Anthony Spota, writing for Fair Observer: In an era when 280 characters can spur the demise [...]

Humans are Hardwired to Dismiss Facts That Don’t Fit Their Worldview

February 9th, 2020

From Adrian Bardon, Professor of Philosophy, Wake Forest University, writing for The Conversation. [...]

FEMA & Emergency Management Partner Organizations Release "PrepTalk" on Lessons for Emergency Managers

February 9th, 2020

PrepTalks are given by subject-matter experts and thought leaders to spread new ideas, spark convers[...]

Coronavirus - Crisis Management, Risk Communications & Practical Advice for Key Executives

February 2nd, 2020

By Bruce Hennes, Hennes Communications In the face of a coronavirus pandemic, prudent business owne[...]

“Performance excellence is a reflection of a professional sharing and coaching commitment. Every time you and your team come to Westfield, we are the beneficiaries of the skills and knowledge delivered by the pros in the crisis comm and media relations business.”
Ron Zambetti Director of Security (retired) Westfield Insurance Read more testimonials