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Tag: crisis management

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Running the marathon against the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 has begun to look more like COVID-20, as it dominates and fuels much of the conversations on the mainstream media and social media as well. To you and I, leaders and business owners alike, this situation is unpleasant and leaves many unknowns. But some things are certain.

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Dr Seamus Phan is the Head of Content and CTO at McGallen & Bolden. He is an expert in branding, marketing, leadership training, crisis management, and strategy. This article may appear concurrently on his blog. Connect on LinkedIn. ©1984-2019 Seamus Phan et al. All rights reserved.

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Should you only hunt for a PR agency when a crisis hits you?

In the Guardian, it was reported that the Hong Kong government failed to secure a PR agency in its tender, with 4 PR agencies immediately declining, and 4 declining later on. These were all large or global PR agencies.

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Dr Seamus Phan is the Head of Content and CTO at McGallen & Bolden. He is an expert in branding, marketing, leadership training, crisis management, and strategy. This article may appear concurrently on his blog. Connect on LinkedIn. ©1984-2019 Seamus Phan et al. All rights reserved.

Leadership Secrets at 30,000 Feet training programs

You want to be a real leader? Simulate everything until you master all

One of the hallmarks of leadership is to have immersive experiences that you can relate to personally, and then nuancing them to help develop your own people working with you. However, short of being hands-on on every single task, what are some of the options for gaining such experiences, especially for an emerging leader, a leader in training, or even a leader already entrenched in the field but placed in even more challenging environments?

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Dr Seamus Phan is the Head of Content and CTO at McGallen & Bolden. He is an expert in branding, marketing, leadership training, crisis management, and strategy. This article may appear concurrently on his blog. Connect on LinkedIn. ©1984-2019 Seamus Phan et al. All rights reserved.

Seamus Phan, keynote speaker, APATS 2016 (Asia Pacific Training Symposium), Singapore

Leadership training for aviation

After spending the entire year so far laboring together, Capt Michael Caston and our lead trainer Seamus Phan co-developed two training programs specifically for the aviation industry – Servant Leadership for Aviation, and Customized Interactive Training for Aviation.

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Dr Seamus Phan is the Head of Content and CTO at McGallen & Bolden. He is an expert in branding, marketing, leadership training, crisis management, and strategy. This article may appear concurrently on his blog. Connect on LinkedIn. ©1984-2019 Seamus Phan et al. All rights reserved.

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Crisis Management basics

When things go right, publicity and PR are seen as unimportant. When things go wrong, people “delegate” communication immediately to the PR folks, shirking any responsibility and accountability. Invariably, without sufficient information on hand, the poor PR folks fail to communicate effectively with the media and the public, and the image and reputation of the company goes down the drain.

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Dr Seamus Phan is the Head of Content and CTO at McGallen & Bolden. He is an expert in branding, marketing, leadership training, crisis management, and strategy. This article may appear concurrently on his blog. Connect on LinkedIn. ©1984-2019 Seamus Phan et al. All rights reserved.

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