Simulation Center for Emergency Management Innovation

An answer to the challenge of dynamic and daring leadership in Emergency Management I asked earlier if dynamic and daring leadership could be found in a risk-averse culture like Emergency Management. I spoke of the challenges involved with the Incident Command System, but left the challenge of making change unanswered. I did, however promise you … Continue reading Simulation Center for Emergency Management Innovation

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No Risk Assessment? Well That’s Risky!

So, you are a leader in an organization, congratulations! Whether it is a business, a community group, a school, or any other organization, leadership is something to be celebrated. As part of your participation in this organization, have you been a part of a formal risk assessment? Have you led a formal risk assessment? What's … Continue reading No Risk Assessment? Well That’s Risky!

Why Event Planners need an Emergency Manager in their Contacts

Photo by Oleg Magni on Pexels.com Event season in North America is well underway, with major festivals and concerts happening in many locations every weekend (and many weekdays and weeknights too!) For the most part these festivals go off without a hitch, but sometimes things go sideways, usually through no fault of the organizers and … Continue reading Why Event Planners need an Emergency Manager in their Contacts

Woohoo!

It's always nice when you start to see the fruits of your labour pay off. A while back, I announced a partnership with the Stanstead House Concert Network. Well, the first step in that partnership is complete with a second on the way. We are now offering Road Warrior First Aid Kits for travelling musicians, … Continue reading Woohoo!

High Quality

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One of my core beliefs is that if something is worth doing, it is worth doing right...the first time. As a result, I sometimes struggle with my self-imposed deadlines for having posts up, as I talked about in an earlier post. I'm not a believer in posting just for the … Continue reading High Quality

Another Partnership

It's been quite interesting as I work through the processes to get this consulting gig off the ground. One of the focal points of (eventually) working for myself is that I need to have multiple revenue streams so that if consulting slows down, I'm not totally reliant on gigs and have a stable base upon … Continue reading Another Partnership

Event Emergency Management

Photo by anna-m. w. on Pexels.com When you're planning an event, there is a lot to remember and a lot to deal with. From artists and performers, to vendors, to ticket sales, concessions, and volunteers, there's a lot for an event organizer to try and figure out. One of the things that can take a … Continue reading Event Emergency Management