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Youth and Preparedness

By EM Weekly | July 11, 2019

This week are talking to Dr. Ryan Akers about youth preparedness. Ryan is the founder of MyPI Short for My Preparedness Initiative

The Crisis Academy Why you need to pay attention with Dr. Camilla Barker-DeStefano

The Crisis Academy Why you need to pay attention

By EM Weekly | June 20, 2019

This week we are talking to Camilla Baker-DeStefano, she is the founder of the Crisis Academy a new online emergency management training platform. Camilla has a great and interesting background and her journey to emergency management is one that you will want to hear.

You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When It Matters Most

You’re It: Crisis, Change, and How to Lead When It Matters Most

By EM Weekly | June 13, 2019

This week we are talking to Eric McNulty from the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard. We have had Eric on to talk about the NPLI, however today we are talking about the new book that has just been releases called You’re it.

Who Should Emergency Managers Report To

Who Should Emergency Managers Report To

By EM Weekly | June 6, 2019

This week we are talking to Jerusha Kasch from Rice University about the role of the emergency manager and where they belong in the organization chart. This is one of the key parts to increase the professional standards of the field of emergency management.

Using Technology in Disaster Logistics

Using Technology in Disaster Logistics

By EM Weekly | May 30, 2019

This week we talk to Brian Sims of the Disaster Logistics Board. As you may have heard that infantry fights the battles, but logistics wins the wars. That saying is true. We have won wars by disrupting the supply lines. So in the context of Emergency Management, logistics is one of the key elements that we need to address.

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Emergency Management Leadership The Skills We All Need

By EM Weekly | May 23, 2019

This week we are discussing leadership and how we can shape the field of emergency management. Jocko Willink in his book Extreme Ownership lays out the path on how to be a good leader. Now it is time to take those principles and implement them in Emergency Management.

Emergency Management and Our Role in Sustainability

Emergency Management and Our Role in Sustainability

By EM Weekly | May 16, 2019

This week we talk to Dr. Robert Schneider about sustainability and emergency management. As we are in the Recovery, and Mitigation phases we need to consider the impacts of building codes, zoning and land use. Sustainability is part of what we as emergency managers do.

Leading Emergency Management the PJ Way

Leading Emergency Management the PJ Way

By EM Weekly | May 14, 2019

This week we talk about the Air Force PJ leadership style. Leading a dynamic organization such as an office of emergency management can be challenging.

EM Weekly Episode 114, Using EM in Post Conflict Stabilization

Using EM in Post Conflict Stabilization

By EM Weekly | May 2, 2019

This week we are talking to Kyle King about rebuilding nations after war. In today’s world we are not short of human caused disasters, war, terrorist attacks, and more. Kyle is using the skills of emergency management to help rebuild these nations.

EM Weekly Episode 113, What’s Your Plan?

What’s Your Plan? Putting the Culture of Preparedness to Work

By EM Weekly | April 25, 2019

This week we are talking to James DeMeo the author of What’s You Plan. We discuss the culture of preparedness and how we can encourage people to be vigilant about their soundings. In todays world you can be involved in an act of violence any place, and anytime.

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