Running a Business? Don’t be a Wile E.

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All of us have a soft spot for Wile E. Coyote – I mean he tries and he tries and we sympathize, we do – but he’s not a character most of us want to emulate.

On the flip side, I feel there’s a great lesson we can learn from the Road Runner. “What’s this?” you ask. Simply, the best defence, my friends, is offence… Nowhere does this ring truer than in business.

To maintain the safety of employees and customers, and ensure the viability of your business, you need to prepare for unforeseen threats. Yes, this sounds like a huge endeavour but even a few small steps can minimize impact and or possible doom. (Pause for effect)

Without prior planning, you leave your company open to financial disaster, especially if you are forced to close operations for a period of time. Not to mention your company may face lawsuits from customers, vendors or employees claiming negligence.

One of your main security risks is criminal activity, including vandalism, theft and violence. Though not all security threats can be avoided, some situations can be prevented with appropriate preparation.

So what to do? Here’s a few steps you can take in proactively becoming a Road Runner – beep beep:


Secure Your Facility


Prepare for a Potential Disaster