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WomanUP!® Wisdom Series * Resilience in Crisis and Disasters

Being resilient and prepared is key to getting through crises and disasters

We learned strategies from Coni Myers to build a resilient mindset that takes crisis and disaster management from chaos to success. Tracey Hawkins provided fantastic resources to be prepared. Resilience in preparedness creates efficiency. Resilience in survival and recovery may be the difference between building back or not coming back at all.



Session Highlights:

Topic #1: Overview of disasters and crisis that are happening

Question: 2020 has brought all kinds of disasters and crisis -- what do we need to know?

Take Action Step: The most important thing is to know how to create a resilient mindset that is done by being prepared. Being prepared includes 4 major things

  1. Make a checklist of everything you need to put in each of your emergency kits to ensure they are kept up-to-date.

    1. Kit for home

    2. Kit to grab

    3. Kit for Car

    4. Kit for work

    5. Kit for any special needs

Determine what plans you need to have for your home and business.

  1. Family Plan

  2. Kid Plan

  3. Communication Plan

  4. Crisis Management Plan for Business

  1. Know where the shelters are in your area and the evacuation routes to leave.


Here is a link for a list of what you need to have:

Topic #2: Resilience in survival and recovery

Question: Why is resilience important for survival and recovery

Survival- S.T.O.P.-

  1. Stop for a moment

  2. Take a minute to breathe

  3. Observe the situation

  4. Proceed with plan with decisiveness


  1. Put your own mask on first- take care of your family’s needs first

  2. Review plans for communication and business recovery

  3. Support crisis team to stay resilient

Topic #3: Safely resilience

Question: What steps does everyone need to take in order to be safe?

Take Action Step:

  1. Have a plan - Play the “What If Game”. Always have a tape running in the back of your mind of what you would do in any given situation. Create an actionable plan on the spot from that info.

  2. Start with professional expert training- Expert-led safety training should be the foundation for any and all potentially dangerous situations. The “who” and “hpw” are truly important.

  3. Utilize technology to assist you with your safety planning.. Technology is ever changing and whether you consider yourself technology challenged or a tech buff, there are basics that you need to know. There are resources that are free, affordable, and accessible to all.

Wrap UP:

  1. What do I need to have in my business plans?

  2. How do you define good expert-led training?


Connect with these experts:

Coni Meyers, CKM Solutions Group

Leadership and Crisis Management Strategist

Join me on facebook:

More information about Prestigious Partners, Coni and her work:


Tracey Hawkins, Safety and Security Source, LLC

Or, in her real estate safety group:


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