A Podcast That is Not a Catastrophe

I’ve written in the past a few times about some emergency management and homeland security podcasts that I recommend.  As a podcaster myself, I’ve become a bit more discerning about what I listen to, which is a pretty extensive library of nerd culture, EM/HS, entrepreneurial, and political commentary podcasts.  I’ve recently come across a new … Continue reading A Podcast That is Not a Catastrophe

Another Great Emergency Management and Homeland Security Podcast

A couple months ago I came across another great podcast.  This one is done by a company called PreparedEx – http://www.preparedex.com and on Twitter @preparedex.  They link to their podcast from their website but you can also find it in the iTunes podcast listing.  They are only seven episodes in, and most episodes are about … Continue reading Another Great Emergency Management and Homeland Security Podcast

Finally – an Emergency Management Podcast Worth Listening To!

I’m a bit of a podcast addict.  I listen to them all the time – at the gym, mowing the lawn, long drives, etc.  There are podcasts out there for all interests.  I’ve struggled, however, these last few years, with finding a good emergency management podcast.  Sure, I’ve found a few, but I find them … Continue reading Finally – an Emergency Management Podcast Worth Listening To!

10 Strategies for Improving Emergency Management

I recently listened to an interview with author and professor Sean McFate.  In the interview he discusses the changing landscape of warfare and what the US must do to keep up, particularly since we are still largely stuck in a mindset of conventional warfare.  For those interested in this very insightful interview, it was on … Continue reading 10 Strategies for Improving Emergency Management

FEMA’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ignored

FEMA recently released their 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.  While organizational strategic plans are generally internal documents, the strategic plans of certain organizations, such as FEMA, have a significant link to a broader array of stakeholders.  The community of emergency management in the United States is so closely linked, that FEMA, through policy, funding, or practice, has … Continue reading FEMA’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ignored

Emergency Management: Why Failure is Necessary

One of the many podcasts I listen to is the TED Radio Hour from NPR.  For the uninitiated, the TED Radio Hour is a compilation of highlights from several TED Talks (you know what these are, right?) arranged around certain topics.  I like the topical arrangement and the sampling they do of the presentations, as … Continue reading Emergency Management: Why Failure is Necessary