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Texas-Sized Crisis: 7 Steps to Communicating During a Disaster

Texas-Sized Crisis: 7 Steps to Communicating During a Disaster Published: August 31, 2017 in the Credit Union Times Authored By: Casey Boggs, president of LT Public Relations One of the best outcomes of thinking about a crisis before it happens is the chance to consider your credit union’s...

Purina Could Take Crisis Tips From Tylenol

In its handling of allegations that its Beneful brand of pet food has been poisoning animals, Purina could take a lesson from a 30-year-old case. When I first heard about Purina’s crisis, it reminded me of the Chicago Tylenol poisonings in the 1980s. I wasn’t alive...

Start 2015 Off Right…With a PR Plan!

At LT Public Relations, we are firm believers that good PR doesn't just happen—it takes thoughtful analysis and planning. The end of one year and the beginning of the next is an ideal time to take a step back and review the current state of...

2014: Year of the Data Breach

Data breaches were an unfortunate theme of 2014. Target, Home Depot and a dozen other companies are just a drop in the bucket, all of whom are likely looking forward to putting this year in the rearview mirror. Communication is crucial throughout any crisis – including...

Don’t Get Burned: Crisis Management via a Four-Year-Old

One recently chilly Saturday morning, I found myself heating up my famous chocolate pancakes with my four-year-old daughter. As we waited with anticipation for our tasty treats, my young chef asked if she could touch the light under the pan. “What light?” I said somewhat...

Crisis Ready to Protect Credit Unions’ Reputations and Brands

A program designed to strengthen credit unions’ NCUA required disaster recovery plan LTPR is pleased to announced its proprietary crisis preparation program, Crisis Ready, to credit unions across the country. The Crisis Ready program is designed to help credit unions prepare for and mange any reputation-damaging...

Japan’s Tsunami: A Lesson in Business Crisis Preparation

Like most Americans, we woke up last Friday morning (March 11, 2011) to learn about the devastating news of the horrific tsunami in Japan.  Our prayers and positive thoughts continue to go out to all those affected. Although the tsunami’s impact will be felt for weeks,...