If you have been listening to my podcast for any length of time, you know that reading is something that I think all emergency managers need to do. In the last few years, I have had the Top Ten Books an Emergency Manager Needs to Have on Their Bookshelf. Yes, that is a very long title, however, I am not sure how to make it shorter. Click the title of the book to bring you to Amazon…No I do not make anything off the purchase of the book, however, Amazon makes it easy to share.
The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative is a joint program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Combing the resources and thinking of these two entities enable their faculty to help program participants appreciate and prepare for the full range of crisis leadership challenges, from the health and well-being of diverse communities to the intricacies of multi-entity operations, and working with political officials and the media.
Explore how technology is changing our understanding of community resilience in this Titan HST webinar with Vic Merjanian Founder and CEO of Titan HST on February 19th. The current COVID-19 restrictions … Read More
Keeping the power on during a disaster is critical. Utility and emergency management companies are often criticized for not connecting deeply enough with customers. During or after a disaster, consumers … Read More
3 steps for optimal decision-making, Future Survivor is intended to help the reader, discover ways to creatively and successfully solve challenges during emergencies.
This week we are talking to Donald Vandergriff the author or Command and Control about how to use control tactics in emergency management.
This week on EM Weekly we are talking to David Marquet about Leadership is Language and how language impacts the role of the leader.
This week we are talking to Dr. Daniel Aldrich about his book Black Wave. Daniel was part of a study that looked at the recovery of the world’s most unique disaster. It is known as the three sisters of disasters, a tsunami, Earthquake, and nuclear meltdown. Join us as we delve deeper into the recovery of Fukushima.
It has been a journey for the small non-profit that could to the leading disaster response team they are today. It was a pleasure to sit down and talk with Jake.
This week we are talking to Dr Derek Cabrera. Derek is an internationally recognized expert in metacognition and that’s basically thinking about thinking and epidemiology, which is the study of knowledge, human and organizational learning and education. He completed his PhD in post-doctoral studies at Cornell University and served in the Faculty of Cornell and a researcher at the Santa Fe Institute. And He leads the Cabrera research lab. We discuss systems thinking and how do we apply systems thinking to the world of emergency management