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Necessity, Invention and Risk

9/16/2019
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Coming up on this week’s episode, something a little different. We know that necessity is the mother of invention. If that’s true – and I think it is – risk is the vehicle and driver that makes invention possible. This week, I’ll explore inventions – from ancient modern to our modern times in 2019 – that amplify the role of risk management in human evolution. This is a super fun look at the amazing propensity of humans to evolve when faced with the unknown. The Risktory Podcast is created,...

Duration:00:21:05

Rasputin - Part II

9/12/2019
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Coming up this week, a double episode looking at the eccentric, charismatic and opportunistic figure that was…. Grigori Rasputin. Born a peasant in the Siberian wilderness, Rasputin expertly grasped opportunity to become one of, if not the, most powerful man in Russia. In this double episode, I’ll explore Rasputin’s life, how he rose to power and prominence by being in the right place at the right time, and how his life was cut short by those who feared that the master opportunist had gone...

Duration:00:17:24

Rasputin - Part I

9/9/2019
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Coming up this week, a double episode looking at the eccentric, charismatic and opportunistic figure that was…. Grigori Rasputin. Born a peasant in the Siberian wilderness, Rasputin expertly grasped opportunity to become one of, if not the, most powerful man in Russia. In this double episode, I’ll explore Rasputin’s life, how he rose to power and prominence by being in the right place at the right time, and how his life was cut short by those who feared that the master opportunist had gone...

Duration:00:14:51

The 54th Regiment

9/2/2019
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Coming up on this week’s episode, an episode inspired by a recent vacation. I was in Charleston a few weeks ago with my sons, and we spent an afternoon at the Boone Plantation, located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. While there, I learned about the 54th Regiment, an all African-American regiment formed – as part of the Union Army - to take on the Confederate states during the American Civil War. The story of the 54th Regiment is incredibly inspiring from a human perspective. From a risk...

Duration:00:20:02

ROTM - August 2019 - Vanessa Vaughn Mathews

8/29/2019
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On this Risktorian of the Month episode, I chat with an entrepreneurial juggernaut in Vanessa Vaughn Mathews, of Asfalis Advisors (https://www.asfalisadvisors.com/) The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade

Duration:00:34:02

Operation Pastorius

8/26/2019
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Coming up on this week’s episode, an episode inspired by John Greaves, July’s Risktorian of the Month (link below to that episode). Next week, I will be exploring Operation Pastorious. Operation Pastorious was a Nazi plot to attack American economic targets – including critical infrastructure - during World War 2, as a means of disrupting and, ultimately, destroying the American war effort. This is a cracking tale from the past that exemplifies a concept that, Christian Hunt, the May...

Duration:00:24:49

John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland

8/19/2019
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On this week’s episode, an exploration into the mind of an opportunist, John Dudley, the Duke of Northumberland. In July 1553, Northumberland took advantage of a risk vacuum to place Lady Jane Grey, his daughter in law, on the English throne, making her England’s first queen. I often speak on the podcast about opportunists and disruptors but, while I’ve dedicated a number of episodes to the disruptors – Edison, Tesla, Apgar, Parks, Bonaparte – I’ve never dedicated an episode to the wily,...

Duration:00:24:42

1993 Waco Siege - Part 2

8/15/2019
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On this week’s double episode, I look at the 1993 Waco Siege. The Waco Siege started with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (the ATF) attempting to serve a search warrant on a religious sect, the Branch Davidians (the ATF suspected the sect had been stockpiling illegal weapons), and it ended – 51 days later – with the deaths of 4 ATF agents and 82 Branch Davidians. There’s a lot to unpack in the Waco Siege. I could probably do a whole month’s worth of episodes on the topic and...

Duration:00:21:54

1993 Waco Siege - Part 1

8/12/2019
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On this week’s double episode, I look at the 1993 Waco Siege. The Waco Siege started with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (the ATF) attempting to serve a search warrant on a religious sect, the Branch Davidians (the ATF suspected the sect had been stockpiling illegal weapons), and it ended – 51 days later – with the deaths of 4 ATF agents and 82 Branch Davidians. There’s a lot to unpack in the Waco Siege. I could probably do a whole month’s worth of episodes on the topic and...

Duration:00:19:17

1995 Chicago Heat Wave

8/5/2019
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On this week’s episode, I look at the 1995 Chicago Heatwave and the impacts of mass realization of mass critical risk. This is an episode that mixes history and technical risk expertise. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack for this week's episode (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org) Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Alan Spiljak – Clouds Alan Spiljak – Forgotten Alan Spiljak – Light Blue Alan Spiljak – Empty Days Alan Spiljak – Stars...

Duration:00:22:48

ROTM - July 2019 - John Greaves

8/1/2019
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On this Risktorian of the Month episode, I chat with THE man for infrastructure risk, John Greaves. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Welcome to the Jungle used under Fair Use Provisions.

Duration:00:19:28

1998 Longford Gas Explosion

7/29/2019
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On this week's episode, it's an examination of infrastructure risk, courtesy of the 1998 Longford Gas Explosion. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Alan Spiljak - Sun Alan Spiljak - Not the end Alan Spiljak - Flying Away Alan Spiljak - Stars Above Alan Spiljak - Forgotten

Duration:00:18:11

Ada Lovelace

7/22/2019
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On this week's episode, I look at the world's first computer programmer, and bad-arse disruptor, Ada Lovelace. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Alan Spiljak - Sun Alan Spiljak - Not the End Alan Spiljak - Flying Away Alan Spiljak - Light Blue Alan Spiljak - Forgotten

Duration:00:16:57

Pearl Harbor - Part 2

7/18/2019
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On this week's double episode, I look at the one of the most seminal events in American history: the 1941 attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Alan Spiljak - Sun Alan Spiljak - Not the End Alan Spiljak - Flying Away Alan Spiljak - Light Blue Alan Spiljak - Forgotten

Duration:00:18:11

Pearl Harbor - Part 1

7/15/2019
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On this week's double episode, I look at the one of the most seminal events in American history: the 1941 attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Alan Spiljak - Sun Alan Spiljak - Not the End Alan Spiljak - Flying Away Alan Spiljak - Light Blue Alan Spiljak - Forgotten

Duration:00:16:48

Crisis Management 101

7/1/2019
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On this week's episode, I look at Crisis Management 101, exploring tools, techniques and strategies. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Alan Spiljak - Clouds Alan Spiljak - Forgotten Alan Spiljak - Light Blue Alan Spiljak - Empty Days Alan Spiljak - Stars Above Alan Spiljak - Flying Away Alan Spiljak - Fantasy in my Mind

Duration:00:26:13

ROTM - June 2019 - Matthew Becker

6/27/2019
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On this Risktorian of the Month episode, I chat with the fascinating and always entertaining cyber-security expert, Matthew Becker. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade

Duration:00:36:19

Iranian Embassy Siege

6/24/2019
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On this week's episode, I look at the 1980 Iranian Siege and I explore how our discipline of risk management is not always a perfect science. But it gets the job done. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Podington Bear - Delicant Podington Bear - Morels Podington Bear - Lonely Drifter Podington Bear - Sorrento Podington Bear - Steps

Duration:00:26:04

James Charles Scandal

6/17/2019
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On this week's episode, I look at the James Charles Scandal and wonder what my podcast has become. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Elephants on Parade Alan Spiljak - Clouds Alan Spiljak - Forgotten Alan Spiljak - Light Blue Alan Spiljak - Empty Days Alan Spiljak - Stars Above Alan Spiljak - Flying Away Alan Spiljak - Fantasy in my Mind

Duration:00:23:32

Enron Collapse - Part 2

6/13/2019
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On this week's double episode, I look at the collapse of Enron. How it happened. Why it happened. And how we, in risk, have been forever changed as a result of the collapse. The Risktory Podcast is created, written and produced by Jacinthe A Galpin. Soundtrack Credits (sourced from www.freemusicarchive.org). Podington Bear - Delicant Podington Bear - Lonely Drifter Podington Bear - Morels Podington Bear - Sorrento Podington Bear - Steps Podington Bear - Suppose It Is

Duration:00:18:50