October 17: Loma Prieta Earthquake 29th Anniversary

  • October 17, 2018

Today, October 17, is the 29th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, a 6.9 quake that killed 63 persons and injured 3,757. It was the first televised earthquake thanks to the World Series Game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s. The national…

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The Golden Hour – How Will You Spend Yours?

  • September 19, 2018

Come and hear me speak at DRJ in Phoenix on September 26 @ 8:00 AM on the importance of the Golden Hour! When faced with a fast moving and potentially catastrophic incident, what will make the difference in your ability to respond rapidly and effectively?…

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Reimagine Your Crisis Management Program

  • September 18, 2018

Come and hear me speak at DRJ in Phoenix on Monday, September 24 when I talk about how to reimagine your crisis management program. Many companies fail to have a great Crisis Management Team because they lack four simple things. Are you developing or retooling…

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Remembering 9/11

  • September 11, 2018

Remembering 9/11...the victims, the rescuers, the average citizen who turned into a helper, the comforters, all of us.    

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International Travel and the Urban Spread of Yellow Fever

  • April 21, 2018

Is yellow fever coming to your city or area soon??  Could be! WHO just released a paper describing the problem. Recent major outbreaks in Africa and Brazil, coupled with a severe shortage of the yellow fever vaccine are setting the stage. In 2016, 45.2 million…

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A Common Thread in Mass Shootings: Red flags Every Where!

  • March 30, 2018

The attacks have taken on a numbing familiarity in recent years: five shot to death at an airport in South Florida. Twenty-six slain at a church in Texas. Five killed by a gunman rampaging through Northern California. There is a common thread in these are more recent mass…

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