Entries by Brian Austin

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Demonstrating Corporate Responsibility During a Pandemic

Crises reveal what organizations value. Whether a business demonstrates corporate responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic, or fails to do so, can determine if the company and its leaders emerge from this crisis with the trust and confidence of their stakeholders intact. Definitions of corporate responsibility have evolved from an exclusive focus on shareholder returns, to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Global Crisis Advisor and President of Logos Consulting Group, Helio Fred Garcia, on Meat Processing Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Global Crisis Advisor and President of Logos Consulting Group, Helio Fred Garcia, on Meat Processing Crisis: “Corporate Negligence” NEW YORK (May 7, 2020) – “The meat processing crisis is an example of leaders knowingly putting their people at risk,” said Helio Fred Garcia, Global Crisis Advisor and President of Logos Consulting Group. “This […]

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Dispatches in the Time of COVID-19: Leave Your Empathy at the Door

“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” ~ George Washington Carver So: You’re wearing a mask and keeping a socially responsible distance. You’re staying safe but taking long daily walks in the nearly empty streets of New York City to keep yourself […]

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Five Principles for Maintaining Trust When Making Unpopular Decisions in A Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a battle not only for lives, but also for hearts and minds. Companies must also survive the court of public opinion through effectively responding to and communicating about the crisis. There are five best practices that determine whether companies win or lose trust when implementing unfavorable actions in catastrophic situations.

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Chinese Language Edition of The Agony of Decision Now Available

Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership Press is pleased to announce that the Chinese language translation of its book The Agony of Decision: Mental Readiness and Leadership in a Crisis has been published in Beijing. The Chinese publisher is Posts & Telecom Press, a leading publisher of business and non-fiction titles in China. The Chinese translation had been scheduled for publication in February, 2020, but the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic delayed publication. Given the continuing recovery in China that began in the last few weeks, the publisher is now positioning the book as an essential tool for Chinese leaders in all sectors to be able to restore trust of critical stakeholders that was lost in the pandemic.

PRESS RELEASE: The Chinese Edition of The Agony of Decision by Helio Fred Garcia Can Help Restore Trust in a Post-COVID-19 China

New York, NY (April 14th, 2020) – The Chinese language edition of The Agony of Decision: Mental Readiness and Leadership in a Crisis by Helio Fred Garcia has been published by the Posts & Telecom Press, a leading publisher of business and non-fiction titles in China. The publisher has positioned the book as an essential tool for Chinese leaders in […]

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Survival of the Fittest: How Companies Need to Adapt in the COVID-19 Crisis

“It is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; but the one that is able best to adapt and adjust to the changing environment in which it finds itself.” — Leon C. Megginson The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a crash course on adaptability. Our ability to […]

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A Tale of Two Leaders: Cuomo v Trump

Leaders are judged based on how they deal with their biggest challenges. In the COVID-19 crisis we see a contrast of leaders so stark that it can serve as a leadership laboratory for future generations to study. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shows a steady, compassionate, and urgent tone as he informs New Yorkers and […]