Yes, This Really is a Crisis

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How to overcome the bias that leaves us vulnerable.

By Vaughn Baker
President
Strategos International

You’d think a crisis – particularly a violent one – would be easy to identify.

But experience proves otherwise.

When we confront an emergency, our psyche doesn’t want to cooperate. Denial is often our default mode. It causes us to take actions that are counterproductive to prevailing in the midst of an intruder or active shooter. What does this bias look like and how can we counter it?

In this video, I explain the concept of normalcy bias and how to overcome it and prevail in a crisis.

Questions? Please send me a line.