Bruce T. Blythe

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Understanding the Violent Mind
Strategic Crisis Leadership: The three fundamentals of leading in a crisis
When serious crises hit, senior management’s responsibilities are to protect the organization’s core assets, e.g., people, reputation, brand, and finances. Most crisis planning, however, focuses only on tactical response. It is vital to the well being of the organization that crisis managers at...
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Workplace Violence: Effectively Mitigating Threatening Situations in the Workplace
Corporate managers must utilize an effective and defensible method for handling threats of violence. This includes a defensible workplace violence policy, guidelines on what to do immediately upon initial notification, and field-tested methods for assessing and defusing dangerous situations. A...
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Hostility the Workplace and Beyond
In the time it takes you to read this presentation description, an average of 1 murder, 5 rapes, 40-armed robberies, and 60 aggravated assaults will take place in the United States.
In order to effectively manage hostile situations in the workplace or in daily living, you must program your mind...
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Crisis Team Leadership
Effective crisis management is a team process. It is easy for Crisis Management Teams to lose effectiveness in the midst of unexpected high-velocity crises. While some CMTs function effectively during crisis situations, most do not function optimally. This presentation will sequentially identify...
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The Human Side of Crisis
In its simplest form, crisis management is about effectively addressing the needs and concerns of impacted people. When stakeholders perceive that the company isn't meeting their needs or doesn’t care, human-related complications and barriers to crisis resolution will arise, e.g.,...
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The Crisis Whisperer: Effectively Managing the Unexpected
Some people are better at handling unexpected, high-consequence situations than others. What is the formula that guides successful crisis teams and effective individual crisis response? Generally, teams and leaders who are successful at managing the unexpected place principles over circumstances....
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Crisis Decision-Making
An unexpected, high-consequence crisis situation arises. Early information is incomplete and most often inaccurate. In the early hours, the velocity of necessary crisis-related decisions typically comes fast. Timing is of the essence in order to stay ahead of the developing, wide-spreading...
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