Earthquake. Tsunami. Leaking radiation at nuclear plants.
There seems to be a good bit of hysteria and panic - even here in the U.S. - over the triple whammy that hit Japan.
But rather than obsessing over unlikely scenarios like Japan's radiation overwhelming the North American continent, people would be better served preparing for the expected, and unexpected, closer to home.
This goes for businesses large and small, as well as for individuals and families.
Statfor.com has some thoughts along these lines:
Taming Chaos with a Personal Plan