I’ve worked in crisis management for nearly a decade, and for that I’ll always say I’m grateful to have been able to help many of you.
But I can’t say that I was always able to see the system and make the right decisions.
That’s why I’m now writing a book about crisis systems management—and what it takes to become a good one.
In the book, I’ll lay out my best practices and advice for people who want to succeed in crisis systems.
And I’ll share some of my own experiences.
In this first installment, I want to talk about the problem that most people don’t understand.
You’ve got two options: you can go the easy route and spend all of your time thinking about how to get what you want, or you can look at the bigger picture and try to understand what is actually happening.
The first thing you need is to realize that most of what we do with our time is based on a set of rules that we are told to follow.
That makes it easy to forget that there are always new opportunities and that we can change our lives by changing how we work and what we want to do.
You can learn from the examples I mentioned above and create a system that works for you.
In other words, it’s all about making choices based on the big picture, not the small stuff.
The way I see it, it doesn’t matter what the big idea is or how much time you put into it, you need a clear set of guidelines and a plan that you can follow.
And that’s what you’ll learn in this book.
And this is the first part of a three-part series on what it means to become an effective crisis systems manager.
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