“Preparing for the Unexpected” – Nov 2/17 Episode: The Ontario Association of Emergency Management

This episode will focus on the Ontario Association of Emergency Management (OAEM). We’ll talk with the president of the OAEM, Mr. Mike O’Brien and how he and his OAEM colleagues are building a central community for Emergency Managers. We’ll discuss topics such as; the OAEM conference (October 2018), the organizations goals and objectives, what sets Emergency Management apart from Business Continuity professionals, necessary skills for good Emergency Manager and tips for how current Emergency Managers can become more effective in their current role. Continue reading

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“Preparing for the Unexpected” – Nov 16/17 Episode: Making Org’s Resilient with Agility Recovery

Creating a resilient organization is something many organization strive for but many fall short in their goals. This week we’ll speak with Scott Teel from Agility Recovery who’ll provide some great insight on what Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planners need to consider – and do – when turning their organization into a resilient organization. Continue reading

Preparing for the Unexpected: First Hand Account of the Lismore, Australia Floods

On this weeks “Preparing for the Unexpected” episode will focus on the Lismore, Australia floods of March 2017 with local business owner Continue reading

“Preparing for the Unexpected” – Public Relations and Managing Our Message

This week’s show focused on public relations and managing our message with globally recognized Public Relations Expert and author, Gerry McCusker.  Tune in and learn how we can leverage social media and keep our messages on track when things can easily get out of control.

Public Relations and Managing Our Message

“Preparing for the Unexpected” airs every Thursday at 9am EST.

Don’t forget, you can listen to each episode on demand too.

The StoneRoad Team

BCM / DR Awareness: Have We Said All We Can Say?

If you read the publications, attend seminars and conventions, conferences and listen to webcasts and even watch videos posted on social media sites, you’ll find that in general everyone covers all the possible subjects related to BCM/DR.  Topics such as “How to create resiliency” and “How to test plans” to Continue reading

Preparing for the Unexpected: Testing our BCP/DR Plans (Part 1)

This week we have the 1st part of a 3 part series talking about testing our BCP/DR plans and maintaining our programs.  The focus will be on getting Buy-In and the showing the Value of BCM programs, as well as providing some tips on how to test for people availability issues.

https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2682/preparing-for-the-unexpected

Don’t forget; 9am EST every Thursday!

The StoneRoad Team

BCM & DR: Preparing Ourselves and Pets for the Unexpected

This week’s show is about something that often gets forgotten by people when preparing for disasters – or other things – and always seems to catch people unprepared. This week we talk about caring for pets and what to expect when taking care of them prior to, and during, disasters. A very different episode that is quite enlightening.

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/101989/bcm-and-dr-preparing-for-our-pets

Join us when my guest will be Dr. Barbara Drewry (my veterinarian) from Guelph, Ontario. Learn how to create an emergency kit for pets and what you need to know to make sure they are safe.

Don’t forget – it’s Thursday’s at 9am EST / 6am PST on VoiceAmerica.com (Variety Channel).

Cheers,

The StoneRoad Team