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Crisis Management Expert Richard Levick Interviewed on New Episode of Edward Segal’s 'Crisis Ahead' Podcast
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The cover of Edward Segal's new book on crisis management.

Richard Levick, chairman and CEO of the Levick public relations firm in Washington, DC, is the guest on this week's episode of Edward Segal's "Crisis Ahead" podcast. Levick, who has had a role in numerous headline-making crisis situations, shares his observations about how Boeing, AIG, United Airlines, and others responded to their crises — and what CEOs and managers should do when their companies have a crisis.

The episode, "In the Trenches with Richard Levick", can be heard at this link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-crisis-ahead-podcast/id1514212596#episodeGuid=thecrisisaheadpodcast.podbean.com%2Fc30fa083-e7be-5e70-93d1-af49cd71e164. It is also available on the Google, Stitcher, Podbean, and Listennotes podcast sites. "Crisis Ahead" is produced by Heartcastmedia.com.

About Richard Levick

Richard Levick, Esq. is chairman & CEO of Levick, which represents countries and companies in the highest-stakes global communications matters – the Venezuelan crisis; Qatar; the Chinese trade war; the Gulf oil spill; Guantanamo Bay, the Catholic Church and many others. Levick was honored multiple times on the prestigious list of "The 100 Most Influential People in the Boardroom" and has been named to several  professional Halls of Fame for lifetime achievement. He is the co-author of four books and is a regular commentator on television and in print.

About the Podcast

Each weekly episode of Segal's "Crisis Ahead" podcast looks at how  companies can respond to, manage, and recover from a crisis, or what people can learn from how organizations and individuals in the news are dealing with crisis situations. The podcast is based on Segal's new book on crisis management — "Crisis Ahead:  101 Ways to Prepare for and Bounce Back from Disasters, Scandals, and Other Emergencies" (Nicholas Brealey).

About the Book

The American Library Association's book review website said, "This book's practical advice for advanced planning makes it a valuable addition to the shelves of any business collection."  See the review at


"Crisis Ahead" is  available as a paperback and ebook at https://www.amazon.com/Crisis-Ahead-Disasters-Scandals-Emergencies-ebook/dp/B0827JK83Q/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1592218528&refinements=p_27%3AEdward+Segal&s=books&sr=1-1. The book features dozens of anecdotes, stories, and lessons about how companies, organizations, and individuals — ranging from Amazon, Apple, and the European Union, to Disney, Starbucks, and entrepreneur Elon Musk— have prepared for, created, managed, and communicated about crisis situations. It features a discussion about the early crisis management lessons that can be learned from the pandemic and includes a template for a crisis management and communication plan that can be customized for the needs of any company or organization.

About Edward Segal

Segal has more than 30 years' experience as a crisis management expert. He managed crisis situations as the CEO of two trade associations; advised and helped organizations survive disasters, scandals, and emergencies including the arrest and firing of corporate officers, hate crimes, and sexual harassment; and conducted crisis management and communication training for hundreds of executives and their staffs.

For more information about the book, go to http://www.publicrelations.com.


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