The Resilient Journey
Episode 29 - Climate Change, Emergency Management and You - with Dr. Samantha Montano

Episode 29 - Climate Change, Emergency Management and You - with Dr. Samantha Montano

March 14, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 29 of The Resilient Journey podcast, sponsored by ClearRisk.

Today I’m joined by author, speaker and professor, Dr. Samantha Montano.

  • Listen as Dr. Montano speaks of inconvenient truths related to emergency management post Katrina, and discusses changes in our climate that should cause risk managers and resilience professionals to take notice.
  • I ask her why certain demographics deny climate change and how to combat skepticism. 

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Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to learn more about Dr. Montano?  Click here.

Learn more about Samantha’s book “Disasterology”.  Click here.

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 28 - Ukraine 2022: Business Resilience in Action - with Nazariy Zhovtanetskyy

Episode 28 - Ukraine 2022: Business Resilience in Action - with Nazariy Zhovtanetskyy

March 7, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome to a special edition of the Resilient Journey podcast sponsored by ClearRisk.

Today I’m joined by the Chief Strategy Officer for N-Ix, Nazariy Zhovtanetskyy.

I interviewed Nazarii from his home in western Ukraine on March 3, 2022 – one week after Russian troops began their invasion of Ukraine.

Nazariy’s company, N-Ix is a software development company. They have 1,800 employees, with 1,000 in or around Lviv in the west and the remainder were based in Kyiv and Kharkiv.

Their story is one of resilience in action. It’s impressive. It’s worth listening to.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to learn more about N-iX?  Click here.

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 27 - Managing Cyber Threats for Resilience with Karla Reffold

Episode 27 - Managing Cyber Threats for Resilience with Karla Reffold

February 28, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome to Episode 27 of the Resilient Journey podcast sponsored by ClearRisk. Today I’m joined by the COO of Orpheus Cyber, Karla Reffold.

Listen as Karla provides practical advice about understanding risks related to cyber and supply chains, she talks about managing your vulnerabilities effectively and explains the difference between vulnerabilities and threats.

As a bonus, Karla gives us some great advice how we can all encourage our daughters and grand daughters to get into the cyber industry.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to connect with Karla? Click here.

Want to learn more about Orpheus Cyber?  Click here.

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 26 - Making Your Supply Chain More Resilient - with Betty Kildow

Episode 26 - Making Your Supply Chain More Resilient - with Betty Kildow

February 21, 2022

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 26 of the Resilient Journey podcast sponsored by ClearRisk. Today I’m joined by longtime member of the business continuity industry, fellow of the BCI and expert on supply chain resilience – Betty Kildow.

Listen as Betty provides practical tips for making supply chains more resilient.

Betty gives advice on how to leverage risks and vulnerabilities, shares what questions you need to ask your suppliers and explains how not to turn collaboration into a turf war.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to connect with Betty? Click here or at bettykildow@gmail.com

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 25 - Why Diversity = Better Outcomes Post Disaster with Chauncia Willis

Episode 25 - Why Diversity = Better Outcomes Post Disaster with Chauncia Willis

February 14, 2022

We talk about organizational resilience, operational resilience and personal resilience. But what about community resilience? And what about resilience in communities of color?

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 25 of the Resilient Journey podcast sponsored by ClearRisk. In this episode, I’m honored to be joined by founder and CEO of the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management – Chauncia Willis. Listen as Chauncia shares how the I-DIEM is interrupting the cycle of bias, the impact of bias on employees and how a more diverse team leads to better outcomes post disaster.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to connect with Chauncia? Click here.

Check out Chauncia’s book Stretching. Click here.

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 24 - Making Risk Leaders More Efficient - with Craig Rowe

Episode 24 - Making Risk Leaders More Efficient - with Craig Rowe

February 7, 2022

We’ve all heard the popular idiom ‘work smart not hard’. Well, in 2022 there are a lot more tools at your disposal to not only help you work smarter, but also to make you more efficient.

Hello everyone and welcome to the Resilient Journey podcast, sponsored by ClearRisk. Today we are joined by Founder and CEO of ClearRisk – Craig Rowe. I asked Craig to join me today, not because he’s the CEO, or because he’s the sponsor of the program. Craig is here because of his insight regarding risk management and how software tools can free you up to tasks of higher value. Craig talks about the difference between having good data and good information – and points out where organizations often suffer when it comes to managing risk and resilience.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to connect with Craig? Click here.

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 23 - What is Resilience? with Sarah Garrington

Episode 23 - What is Resilience? with Sarah Garrington

January 31, 2022

The business continuity industry is at a very pivotal crossroad. Many people are asking about the difference between resilience and business continuity, or how to tie risk management and business continuity together – well this episode will help.

My guest this week is Sarah Garrington. Sarah is the head of resilience for a law firm based in the UK. She is a conference speaker and frequent podcast guest and is very well spoken on the topic of operational resilience, organizational resilience…and just resilience in general. In today’s episode Sarah explains the difference between business continuity and resilience and gives some practical advice for how resilience professionals can work with the risk management team and leverage data to make the organization more resilient.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to connect with Sarah? Click here.

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 22 - The Relationship Between Risk Management and Resilience - with Rodney Hill, CRO

Episode 22 - The Relationship Between Risk Management and Resilience - with Rodney Hill, CRO

January 24, 2022

Relationships are important in business. But what about the relationship between Risk Management and Resilience?

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 22 of the Resilient Journey podcast, sponsored by ClearRisk. This week I’m joined by one of the most dynamic business leaders I’ve ever had the opportunity to work for. He’s the Chief Risk Officer for OMERS in Toronto – it’s Rodney Hill.

In this episode, Rodney discusses that relationship between risk management and resilience and how to how to identify those areas of the business that matter to your executives so that your actions get proper attention. He even discusses the right way to identify which risks deserve your attention.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to connect with Rodney? Click here.

Want to learn more about Mark? Click here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Episode 21 - Inside the Mind of a Consultant with Mark Hoffman

Episode 21 - Inside the Mind of a Consultant with Mark Hoffman

January 17, 2022

In last week’s episode, we took you inside the mind of a C Suite executive. This week, we’re going into a much scarier place – the mind of a consultant. And it’s not just any consultant – it’s ME!

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 21 of the Resilient Journey podcast sponsored by ClearRisk.  This week I’m your guest and I’m joined by Resilience Think Tank co-founder Ashley Goosman who is stepping in as guest host.

In this episode, Ashley asks me about resilience, we talk about the podcast – and a little later in the episode I give some advice to anyone who wants to be a consultant. We also talk about an old-time radio show’s influence on the Resilient Journey.

Be sure to follow The Resilient Journey!  We sure do appreciate it!

Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to learn more about Mark? Click Here or on LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Special thanks to Bensound for the music.

Episode 20 - How to Advance Your Career with Steve Strout

Episode 20 - How to Advance Your Career with Steve Strout

January 10, 2022

Do you want to advance your career? Have you often thought that you’d like to get inside the mind of your executives so that you knew what was important to them? Well, you’re in the right place because that’s exactly what we’re going to do.

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 20 of the Resilient Journey podcast, sponsored by ClearRisk. Today we have the privilege of speaking with a man who not only has spent the majority of his career on the "C Suite" – but he has helped more than two dozen of his colleagues attain that position as well. My guest today is Steve Strout. Steve is the President of Miovision. In addition to being a CEO, he’s been a CIO, COO, CISO, and CTO.

We’re going to learn some techniques for advancing your career, like gaining allies, building your sphere of influence and building a track record. 

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Big thanks to my friends at ClearRisk for sponsoring The Resilient Journey!

Want to learn more about Steve?  Click Here

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