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The State of Emergency Management with George Whitney

By EM Weekly | June 29, 2017

Yes. We could spend a whole hour probably talking about exercise design and stuff. But one of the things that I hate most about going to exercises is when people either program…

Engaging Senior Leadership In Emergency Management

By EM Weekly | June 22, 2017

So, I do see this as a time of extraordinary turbulence, and I think over history, we go through them. There are periods that are more stable, and then you get turbulent…

“EM on the College Campus” Randy Styner

By EM Weekly | June 15, 2017

Well, it’s all about communication, and the ability to get information out. It’s the same issue that any jurisdiction has…

“The Edge of Disaster” by Stephen Flynn

By EM Weekly | June 8, 2017

So, the puzzle here lies on how to build support for infrastructure, and how do we get it going. The odd part about it is, here in California, we’re putting money into this high-speed rail, that’s never been built yet.

EOC Work Flow with Jim Bailey

By EM Weekly | June 1, 2017

“The Obstacle is The Way”. I think that would be a great book for a person to read, for a number of different reasons. One, it helps, I think, sort of shape your perception at how you look at obstacles, and how you have to be adroit to solve problems and turn the obstacle into an advantage.

Emergency Management How to get a Budget

By EM Weekly | May 25, 2017

You know, I had the same philosophy, and I used to do that a lot. I get some push backs sometimes from the command staff, going: “why do we have to activate for this?”, and I said: “because, at a minimum, it’s a great practice for a live event”.

Team Rubicon with Amanda Burke

By EM Weekly | May 18, 2017

What kind of leadership development does Team Rubicon do with their leaders? So, we have a few different avenues for that. Obviously, we have the more professional development of the ICS courses, so we do… you know, leaders through ICS 300 and 400, and encourage them to go out and get their textbooks for other general staff positions.

Eric Holderman, Emergency Management, Under Construction

By EM Weekly | May 11, 2017

To achieve immortality, you can do so by sharing your wisdom…

Emergency Management Do You Have True GRIT?

By EM Weekly | May 4, 2017

an incredibly game-changing question and response to be asking. So, control, ownership, reach, and then endurance is one that can affect so much, because it’s a question of how long do you perceive it’s gonna last or endure?

How to Enhance Your Training and Exercises

By EM Weekly | April 27, 2017

So, we get picked up by some CH-53’s and they take us out there, and fly on the lake, and we land in the middle of this area. I look at my sergeant, and I go: hey Gunny, where’s the lake?

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