Businesses do end up in some bad situations at time. Public relations catastrophes occur even when circumstances far beyond the control of running the venture contributed to the mess. Darius Fisher and the crew of Status Labs learned this the proverbial hard way. A situation surrounding an executive affiliated with the company create a media controversy. Since Status Labs is a reputation management firm, the media found the tale to be too ironically salacious to pass up. The fact all this ended up dragging the company and its employees into an unnecessary controversy meant little to the media.
Steps needed to be taken by the management of Status Labs because the controversy had the potential to seriously harm the business. Employees did end up departing over the situation, which is not something a startup business – especially a promising one – wants to deal with. Skilled and committed employees do play a role in ensuring the company stays on course to complete its mission. Employees, however, are not going to be thrilled about working in a stressful environment. Nor do they wish to be associated with a company known for any controversies.
The management of Status Labs quickly went into action to address the situation. Several steps were taken to move into a corrective course direction. The executive parted ways with the company, a more employee-friendly environment was fostered, and community work project were instituted to help re-establish the Austin, TX company’s good name. Things ended up working out for the best. Currently, Status Labs is experiencing tremendous annual revenues and a growing staff.
The Austin, TX headquarters and the New York City satellite offices eventually moved to more spacious locations. These moves were done to accommodate the rapidly growing staff of professionals coming on board to help Status Labs grow. The list of clients who have sought help from Status Labs is in the 1,500 range. Many celebrities and executives are among those names.
The tale of Status Labs early troubles does prove one thing. A reputation crisis can be fixed as long as the right people are on the job and the right steps are taken. Follow Status Labs on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about their company and services.