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Creating manuals and guides for an organization just might be the most important and most boring thing about any job. I have been on those teams whose main function was to create from scratch, update and maintain crisis communications manuals, emergency statements, and binders and binders full of step-by-step instructions for any conceivable crisis situation for our employer.

Full disclosure, one of the most dull hobbies/habits I have is reading through manuals and guidelines of organizations of all kinds. It could also partially explain why I enjoy reading cookbooks so much. The thing is, as with cookbooks, manuals and guides can become outdated very quickly.

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