338: Planning for disaster with Lisandra Pagan (feat. RJ Joyce)

Lisandra Pagan is the founder of Deliberate Plan Consulting LLC. She helps restaurant owners prepare for business interruptions such as natural events, day to day crisis, or anything that can prevent them from doing their job. Then she helps develop strategies to bounce back quickly and prevent permanent business closures.

RJ Joyce, is a past guest of Restaurant Unstoppable, episode 299. In 2015 he partnered with James Woodhouse to open his second restaurant Louie’s, located in Portsmouth, NH. Two months ago they were forced to close indefinitely.

In this episode, we discuss: The importance of planning. Planning for a catastrophe at your business. Planning for a fire in your building. The emotional response to tragedy. The strength of keeping things positive in the face of disaster. No matter how loved and successful your business is nobody is natural disaster-proof. Picking yourself up after tragedy. Planning during peace time. Contingency planning. Time is of the essence in disaster response. How insurance comes into play.

Show notes…

Success or Leadership Quote/Mantra

“All you need is the plan, the roadmap, and the courage to press on to your destination.” -Earl Nightingale

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Resources

Deliberateplan.com

DON’T LET ANYTHING STOP YOU FROM FORMING YOUR CONTINGENCY PLAN!

Lisandra provided a FREE copy of her book, a Deliberate Plan For your Business which serves as a template to get you started.

You can also find her book on Amazon

 

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Contact Information

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Huge thanks to Lisandra Pagan and RJ Joyce for joining us for another awesome episode. Until next time!