Encore Change Your World: The Science of Resilience

August 13, 2020
Hosted by Alex Fullick, MBCI, CBCP, CBRA, v3ITIL

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The billion dollar self-improvement industry always puts the responsibility for change on your shoulders. But this approach rarely delivers lasting results in our health, well-being and resilience. We talk with renown resilience expert, Professor Michael Ungar. Michael will talk to us about resources that can make us resilience and by extension, help our organizations and communities become resilient. Michael will share real-world personal stories and share with us the main principles that define resiliency. Michael will share a few laughs with us along the way and we'll find out what we may be overlooking with regards to resiliency in our workplaces, communities and ourselves. It's a very informative and eye-opening look at the science behind resilience.

Preparing for the Unexpected

Preparing for the Unexpected

Thursday at 6 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Preparing for the Unexpected is about how people, organizations and communities plan, prepare, test, communicate and respond to sudden unplanned events such as natural and manmade disasters and crises. The show is for everyone who wants an understanding of how plans are created for individuals, organizations and communities and for anyone who wants to know what they can do in their own lives to help protect themselves from unexpected events.

There is a myth that disasters happen to others but in reality, they happen to everyone. It's just a matter of when and how well-prepared you are. The greater the level of awareness, communication and knowledge, the quicker one bounces back from adversity.

The overall aim of Preparing for the Unexpected is to reduce the suffering, effects and impacts caused as a result of disasters and unexpected life events by increasing knowledge and awareness of Business Contingency and Disaster Planning and related activities.

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Alex Fullick, MBCI, CBCP, CBRA, v3ITIL

Alex Fullick, MBCI, CBCP, CBRA, v3ITIL

Alex Fullick is Founder and Managing Director of Stone Road Inc (StoneRoad) and has been working in the Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery industry for 20 years. During this time, Alex has been instrumental in developing, implementing and managing numerous initiatives, including Pandemic Planning, Policy development, large scale simulation tests, Business Continuity Plan development, Business Impact Assessments, maintenance programs and general Program and Project Management.

Alex holds his MBCI certification with the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), his CBCP with the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI), is certified in ITIL Foundations and has a Certified Business Resiliency Auditor (CBRA) designation. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Directors for The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS).

He's presented at numerous conferences around the globe on various industry-related subjects including Orlando, Phoenix, Montreal, London (UK), Brisbane and Bucharest. He's authored several books including Heads in the Sand, Business Impact Analysis, Testing Business Continuity Plans and his latest Watch Your Step, which all focus on teaching individuals, organizations and communities about BCM and DR. He has also had articles published in trade publications.

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August 2020

  • 8/27/2020: Privacty and Business Continuity Coming Soon
  • 8/13/2020: Encore Change Your World: The Science of Resilience Listen Now
  • 8/6/2020: Organizational and Personal Well-Being During Crisis Listen Now

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