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Checklists are a Risk Manager’s Best Friend

Many clients ask me, "What's a risk management checklist?" We then list the ways these lists can be used throughout daily business operations, and how they provide loss prevention and mitigation to a wide variety of situations. Without these lists, businesses can open themselves to great risk. Risk prevention can occur during: Office or [...]

Contingency Plans = Survival!

The last Tip, “The ‘Oops’ Factor of Risk Management” introduced contingency planning as a business survival tool. I said these plans are simple, but detailed. How can you create effective plans that will produce great outcomes in a crisis situation? Checklists are very effective tools. They can grow and adapt easily to new situations [...]

The “Oops” Factor of Risk Management

Contingency planning might be the most important element of risk management. Director Magazine reported that 80% of firms that suffer a major setback to revenue do not survive – unless they have a contingency plan. While prevention is great, it’s not foolproof. Something’s going to go wrong – it might be a computer glitch [...]