Post Tagged with: "Crisis Response"

Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

VIDEO-When we think of rescuers our thoughts default to police, fire & EMS. However, a less formal  group has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US for the past decade. The primary “Cajun Navy” is the 501c group Cajun Navy Relief. Member Katie Pechon shares the amazing, untold stories of CNR’s volunteer members prying blackened[Read More…]

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Video
Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

Cajun Navy Insider – Katie Pechon Interview / TRUE UNTOLD STORIES – SDP#46

PODCAST-When we think of rescuers, our thoughts default to police, fire and EMS. However, another group, much less formal, has been significantly involved in natural disaster rescue efforts across the southern US, primarily Louisiana and Texas, for the past decade. That assembly is referred to as the “Cajun Navy” and identifies ad-hoc volunteer groups comprising private boat owners who assist[Read More…]

by October 1, 2017 0 comments Partner
Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin argues that the decision to not evacuate Houston was correct and will be the standard decision moving forward for sentinel events. Infrastructure would not support a timely evacuation. Had Houston ordered an evacuation, hundreds, if not thousands, of people would have perished in their vehicles. This has become the standard (unwritten) protocol for all major cities across the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2017 0 comments Video
Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

Houston Dunkirk, Cajun Navy & Fixing FEMA – SDP#43

PODCAST-An abysmal government response to Hurricane Harvey exposed inadequate planning, lack of resources and confusing attempts at invoking incident command that iced potential responders such as commercial drone operators. Rescue efforts defaulted to heroic, overwhelmed local crews bolstered by the truly remarkable “Cajun Navy”. In substantial form, social media played a key role for those attempting to contact responders. This[Read More…]

by September 2, 2017 0 comments Partner
Part 2: Drones Will Revolutionize Crisis Response! Preston Rice Interview – SDP#41

Part 2: Drones Will Revolutionize Crisis Response! Preston Rice Interview – SDP#41

VIDEO-Drone Expert Preston Rice and “Safety Doc Podcast” host David Perrodin visit the field at a local park and Preston demonstrates the steps of deploying a drone – from set-up to calibrating it to overhead satellites. The narrated demonstration swings open the door to the possible safety applications of a drone – especially as it was flown over swampy terrain[Read More…]

by August 18, 2017 0 comments Video
Part 2: Drones Will Revolutionize Crisis Response! Preston Rice Interview – SDP#41

Part 2: Drones Will Revolutionize Crisis Response! Preston Rice Interview – SDP#41

PODCAST-Drones can fly at speeds of 70 MPH and electronic fences can’t prevent them from entering prison yards, hospital property or school zones. Wow, seems like drones pose risks to society – regulate them! Wait! Did I mention that drones efficiently operate within radioactive areas or locations that would present hazards to humans, such as scouting the “hot” regions of[Read More…]

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Partner
PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

VIDEO-The FAA controls the airspace above your lawn! However, the question of who owns the skies remains murky at local government levels. Rules & regulations for operating a drone differ greatly between a hobbyist and commercial operator. Drones, some smaller than a human hand, are used in many industries and show great promise for positive contributions to search & rescue[Read More…]

by August 13, 2017 0 comments Video
PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

PART 1: Little Known Facts About Drones – Preston Rice Expert Interview – SDP#40

PODCAST-The FAA controls the airspace above your lawn! However, the question of who owns the skies remains murky at local government levels. Rules & regulations for operating a drone differ greatly between a hobbyist and commercial operator. Drones, some smaller than a human hand, are used in many industries and show great promise for positive contributions to search & rescue[Read More…]

by August 12, 2017 0 comments Partner
Shattering Myths of Transference & Countertransference in Crisis Contexts – SDP#31

Shattering Myths of Transference & Countertransference in Crisis Contexts – SDP#31

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin explains that Positive Transference is when an employee sees a leader as better than he/she is. This is especially evident in leaders that present as very charismatic or “parent-like”. Leaders can very easily come undone by their followers’ positive transference projection. It’s remarkable how often even reasonably self-aware leaders will become victims of illusion. Most mindful leaders don’t[Read More…]

by June 11, 2017 0 comments Video
Shattering Myths of Transference & Countertransference in Crisis Contexts – SDP#31

Shattering Myths of Transference & Countertransference in Crisis Contexts – SDP#31

Transference: it’s a phenomenon that is characterized by unconscious redirection of feelings from one person to another. One definition of transference is “the inappropriate repetition in the present of a relationship that was important in a person’s childhood”. To frame his discussion of transference, Dr. Perrodin explores the article The Different Faces of Transference written by Michael Maccoby which appeared in Harvard Business Review[Read More…]

by June 10, 2017 0 comments Partner