I recently attended an event in Tulsa, OK called A Day without Business. This was the intriguing title of an event that asked business owners to consider what they would do if their businesses were interrupted for a day (or longer) due to a disaster. Expert speakers from the areas of i
It’s perfectly understandable why disaster preparedness might not be a front-burner issue for most small business owners.
Loss of power for a sustained period of time, especially when caused by an earthquake, can be scary to a household, to a business, to a community. That’s what we discussed on March 8th at a BCLC Disaster Assistance and Recovery forum, co-hosted by the San Diego County Office of Emerge
Ken Sternad is well known in the disaster management profession.
This weekend, towns throughout the Midwest and South were hit by tornadoes and damaging storms. Inevitably, many businesses throughout the region are now coping with damage to their buildings or infrastructure, and wishing they had done more in advance to prepare for the unexpected.
FEMA has been to America’s most shell-shocked communities.
If you have ever traveled to Haiti, you know as well as I do there is one defining characteristic that you can’t miss: the entrepreneurial spirit that the Haitian people possess everywhere you go.