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Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:09

Building an Effective BCM Program: Step 1 – Know Yourself

A couple of months ago we published an ebook entitled “10 Keys to a Peak-Performing BCM Program,” written by MHA Consulting CEO Michael Herrera.

It’s available for free download here and is full of information and insights that can help you give your business continuity management program a boost.

The ebook has become the most downloaded resource on our site. Though authored by Michael, it amounts to a channeling of the collective brain of those of us who have been at MHA for a long time.

With that in mind, we thought it might be worthwhile to do an occasional series where we present these 10 keys one or two at a time in a stripped-down, blog-appropriate format. This is also a chance for me to share my own personal experience on the subject, with the hope that it helps you understand each topic.

If today’s post tells you everything you want to know about the topic, great. If it motivates you to turn to the ebook for the full story, great. If it moves you to want to reach out to one of us to initiate a more personalized conversation about how MHA might be able to help your organization optimize its BCM program, that would be fine, too.

Without further ado, here is an excerpt from the first chapter of “10 Keys to a Peak-Performing BCM Program,” covering the first key, “Know Yourself” about the importance for BCM program leaders of understanding and capitalizing on their personal strengths and managing their weaknesses.