The Corporate Director Podcast

Hosts: Dottie Schindlinger, Executive Director of the Diligent Institute and Rachel Simon, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Governance Solutions at Diligent

Guest: Betsy Atkins, experienced director, CEO and entrepreneur


In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, hear from Betsy Atkins, a seasoned director who has served on 37 public company boards, as she dives into the world of corporate catastrophe and crisis response, offering sage advice and best practices.

In this episode:

  1. An Increasing Crisis Rate: Atkins discusses how the frequency, severity, and variety of corporate crises have shifted over the years.
  2. The Do’s and Don’ts of Crisis Response: Using a wealth of experience, Atkins talks through examples of what to do and what not to do when faced with a potential crisis.
  3. Board Best Practices: Atkins lays out a framework for how boards and corporate leaders can best oversee their organizations to be better prepared when things do go wrong.

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