Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will impact the global economy broadly: debt repayment issues, slower growth, corporate losses from sanctions, supply chains, inflation, and a possible global food crisis.
Author: Michele Wucker
How does narcissism affect risk and decision-making dynamics? You may be surprised to find that some of the answers are useful for relationships with non-narcissists as well.
What gray rhinos does the Ukraine crisis reveal? And what are key stakeholders doing about them?
How do you calculate your risk of #Covid-19 exposure as conditions keep changing?
How to evaluate the annual deluge of top-risks, forecast, outlook, and predictions lists?
What are top-risks lists good for, anyway? Quite a bit, actually. Risk perceptions can drive #investment decisions, #strategicplanning, #policymaking, news cycles, #purchasing decisions, #pricing, and many #riskmitigation behaviors. #Spoileralert: they are decidedly not the same as actual probabilities. Here’s what to look for in the myriad #outlook, #forecast, #predictions, and general risks lists out there.
Morag Barrett of SkyeTeam interviewed Michele Wucker on her People First! podcast broadcast August 16, 2021. People First! explores the people side of successful business and careers. We all have a story to share, a leadership journey that we are experiencing. Host Morag Barrett interviews authors, business leaders, thought leaders, and people like you to uncover the latest ideas, resources, and tools to help you become more effective at work – and in life. As it turns out, the secret is cultivating winning relationships. Business is personal, and relationships matter! So, sit back, and grab a coffee and LISTEN on…
My American Staffordshire Terrier, Billie, is a self-appointed therapy dog. She has a radar for dog people who want or need Billie love and walks down the sidewalk with a mission of identifying and connecting with them all. A few weeks ago, she set her sights on a handsome young man sitting on a bench next to the beach. As Billie did her thing, he and I got to chatting about the pandemic. I recall our conversation vividly now, as the delta variant ramps up, bringing new peaks in Covid-19 infections, particularly in places with low vaccination rates. Hair-trigger emotions…
Hanging on my office wall is a digital print on metal of a little girl with a paintbrush facing down a giant rhino whose toenails she has painted fuchsia. In black silhouette, the girl looks like a cross between a Banksy image and the Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street.
In the June 2021 issue of Crisis Response Journal, Emily Hough speaks with Michele Wucker about her new book, You Are what You Risk: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World, and discovers that the key to better risk literacy lies in trust, agency and understanding your own relationship with risk. “You are what you risk firmly embraces the strengths that come from transcending traditional boundaries andbrings together research in anthropology, journalism, strategy, policy, behavioural psychology, organisationaldynamics, policy, sociology, organisational typology and behavioural economics, with a sprinkling of theology and etymology. And of course, economics underpins the…