Oregon Local Speaks on How To Cruise Through a Crisis
Outlast Disruption & Face Change with Accomplished Business Authority
by Cascade A&E
Industry expert and business professional, David Giersdorf, shares a wealth of knowledge from his extensive career in the cruise, travel and tourism industries.
A thick fog of disruption has rolled into your life. Maybe your entire industry just went into freefall. Or your business is struggling mightily. Perhaps your career path has been upended. Whatever your situation, the world as you know it has changed.
You may feel despair, fear, even anger. You have no idea what to do next.
Is there a way through this? YES.
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David A. Giersdorf is an innovative entrepreneur with extensive C-suite experience as a former senior executive in the global cruise, travel, and marketing services industry, including directing a $1B+ Brand Portfolio and serving as CEO of several iconic cruise lines, travel, and marketing services companies.
I recently went one on one with David Giersdorf. David is a longtime executive and entrepreneur in the cruise, travel, and tourism industry, where he has held senior executive leadership positions at Holland America Line, Windstar Cruises, Paul Gauguin Cruises, American West Steamboat Company, and Exploration Cruise Lines. David is also the author of Hard Ships.
On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, David joins us to discuss how he helped solve the big challenges of iconic cruise ship brands, #LeadingThroughDisruption, his book Hard Ships, and more.
Is there any industry that’s been disrupted more at a global level over the past twenty years than the cruise lines? In this episode, David Giersdorf, a former senior executive in the global cruise, travel, and marketing services industry, gives the roadmap for leading through disruption.
In Part 2 of this two-part podcast, Managing Editor Brian Gorman and David dive more deeply into some of his protocols as they apply to today’s workplace disruptions.