Prepared or Not?

November 29, 2011

Prepared for everything, really? It is hard to imagine any group of emergency management professionals being prepared for everything. The sheer number of things that can happen is incalculable. A few days ago, a cohort in the emergency preparedness business sent me an email.  An automobile accident had taken out a power pole and transformer. […]

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Fear, Risk Management and Decision Mastery

November 16, 2011

Fear and risk management decisions are intertwined in complex ways that are often not clearly seen or understood. The way we process information in the risk decision world can be heavily influenced by fear. Moving from an emotionally driven (fear based) process to an analytical methodology requires both an understanding of how fear impacts our […]

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