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Highlight#4 from TCP Live#5 - Managing a Crisis

Many of the world's greatest achievers, including entrepreneurs, athletes, and artists, could not have reached their level of success without learning how to stay extremely calm under pressure.

They have the ability to develop and maintain a particular state of psychological readiness, a mental preparedness they summon on demand.

​​In a world full of instant communication and worldwide outreach, any business is a tweet away from full-on crisis mode.

When the path ahead is uncertain, people turn to leaders to help them gain clarity and a grounded hope for a better future. They want someone with a positive vision, who is confident about tackling the problems we all face yet courageous enough to confront uncomfortable truths and admit what they do not know.

Peter Metcalfe, TCP Expert and Managing Partner at Oliver Wight advises leaders to first collect all the information and figure out how an upcoming crisis is going to impact the organization.

Then it’s all about getting the right people in the room and making an informed decision based on the information.


About the Speaker:

"Learn to understand hearts and minds and the world will be a better place” - Peter Metcalfe.

Born in England, raised in Australia and now a resident of Hong Kong, Peter has over 40 years of experience working in the corporate and management consulting worlds.His exposure to many countries, cultures and corporations has fuelled his passion for working with people to ensure collaborative and effective performance. One of his key strengths is the ability to turn complexity into simplicity to achieve a common ground platform for launching new ways of thinking.

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