Emergency Management - The Disaster Experts

I ran across this ARTICLE from the Toronto Sun published a few days ago. It aligns with a sentiment I have been sharing since the beginning of the pandemic. It is fine to say public health, the CDC, the WHO, and the MD's are the subject matter experts. It is fine to say that we should follow the science. It is fine to have these entities guide us through the worst pandemic in over 100 years. Where we need to draw the line is that these entities are NOT the subject matter expe

Leadership Powers Published in the Crisis Response Journal

I had the distinct honor of having my article "Leadership Powers" published in the most recent edition of the Crisis Response Journal (CRJ). See the article below. The CRJ is an excellent way to stay current on emergency management issues worldwide. You can subscribe to the CRJ by going to www.crisis-response.com. Use my personal code to get yourself a 20% discount (RANDAL20). #Leadership #EmergencyManagement #LeadersIntent #LeadershipDevelopment #CRJ #CrisisResponseJournal #

Remain Clam! (sic)

At the beginning of my career, I was reviewing a dam emergency action plan in which the author identified that the first step during an incident was to remain clam (sic). Obviously, the author intended for the first step in the incident response to be “remain calm.” However, my colleague and I both found great humor in the fact that the author made the typo and that it specifically called for the plan implementer to remain calm, as if had it not people would immediately panic