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 [...]

Is Your Reputation Important?

Your business reputation includes everything from your corporate and social responsibility, to the trustworthiness of your sales and delivery people. It can also be the most difficult asset to protect because it's intangible. You work to build it every day, yet it can crumble with one blunder - that you might not even see coming. [...]