Category: emergency preparedness

Be proactive – think like a chess grand master to avoid a “checkmate”

In chess, a checkmate occurs when a player’s king is under attack, and has no alternative plan or course of action available because every possible escape route is blocked.  At the moment of checkmate, the game is already lost, so

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What leaders can learn from (righteous!) surfers

Experienced surfers take several minutes to do something very important before they enter the water. Find out what it is and how it applies to workplace leadership.

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Stay ready, so you don’t have to get ready

A unexpected lesson in leadership from the hip-hop (rap) culture. Really! Merge explains.

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I survived a tsunami watch!

On March 11, 2011, leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji was in Honolulu HI when the islands were put on a tsunami watch. Actions by local emergency personnel reminded her of an oft-forgotten responsibility of leadership.

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