18 powerful Crisis quotes
Original story appeared in: Borrow My Brain Blog
18 powerful Crisis quotes to give you stimuli for your own company or organization, in terms of your Crisis preparedness.
I finally figured out that not every crisis can be managed. As much as we want to keep ourselves safe, we can’t protect ourselves from everything. If we want to embrace life, we also have to embrace chaos.
― Susan Elizabeth Phillips.
The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.
― John F. Kennedy
Sometimes you need a little crisis to get your adrenaline flowing and help you realize your potential.
― Jeannette Walls
If you don’t choose to do it in leadership time upfront, you do it in crisis management time down the road.
― Stephen Covey
In crisis management, be quick with the facts, slow with the blame.
― Leonard Saffir
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
― Henry A. Kissinger
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
― Peter Drucker
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are.
― Magic Johnson
Good governance is not fire-fighting or crisis-management. Instead of opting for ad-hoc solutions the need of the hour is to tackle the root cause of the problems.
― Narendra Modi
Social media is the problem, not the solution, in crisis management. It’s a problem if you use it to communicate in areas where you’re dealing with incredibly intense emotions and very deep conflicts.
― Eric Dezenhall
In the real world, you either hold yourself accountable or someone else will. — Nigel Dessau
I hope to have more time to think, to look at the sky, dealing with less crisis management, to learn another language, to travel.
― Juliet Stevenson
Being constantly the hub of a network of potential interruptions provides the excitement and importance of crisis management.
― Michael Foley
Never underestimate small news organizations. Social media and newswires can take your story global, fast.
― Rick Amme
In the 21st century, one social media savant can do more harm than a trial attorney.
― Jonathan Bernstein
You can’t relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.
― Timothy Dalton
Food Stamp recipients didn’t cause the financial crisis; recklessness on Wall Street did.
― Barack Obama
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
― Charles de Gaulle