Category: News

A Surprise in Your Coffee?

Starbucks announced today it plans to lay off 5% of its corporate workforce (Wall Street Journal). Swiftly changing consumer trends and the need to better and more quickly predict and adapt to them appears to... read more

One Vote Can Change Your Business Overnight

Last week, New York City Council, in a 39-6 vote, chose to cap ride-hailing services, including Uber and Lyft.  According to the Wall Street Journal, the City is freezing new vehicle licenses for one year.... read more

Reputation Can Affect the Bottom Line

Today CNN broke an exclusive story about a surgeon falsely accused of wrongdoing.  In brief, the surgeon was accused of making false statements to cover up a surgical mistake – statements that were later found... read more

Tit for Tat is a Risky Way to Conduct Business

Anyone who runs a business knows that a predictable and stable business environment contributes to a better business operating climate overall. Employees are happier, organizations have greater stability and trust is built in ways that... read more

When Tweets Go Wrong

In the last three days, news stories across all media formats have been consumed with the inappropriate tweets of a sitcom actor and the ensuing fallout. From a risk management perspective, the results have been ... read more