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Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101

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Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101 will focus on risk mitigation and business preparedness steps in a practical and realistic way, for any sized organization in any industry. The topics we cover are related to current “hot topics,” such as workplace violence, technology resilience, emergency communications, the psychology of disaster, or cyber-attacks.

Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101 will focus on risk mitigation and business preparedness steps in a practical and realistic way, for any sized organization in any industry. The topics we cover are related to current “hot topics,” such as workplace violence, technology resilience, emergency communications, the psychology of disaster, or cyber-attacks.
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Chicago, IL

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Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101 will focus on risk mitigation and business preparedness steps in a practical and realistic way, for any sized organization in any industry. The topics we cover are related to current “hot topics,” such as workplace violence, technology resilience, emergency communications, the psychology of disaster, or cyber-attacks.

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English

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Risk Partners Alliance LLC (RiskPA) Ms. Pamela Hill Frankfort, IL 60423 217-778-6976


Episodes

NYPD Shield: Bringing Law Enforcement and Businesses Together

9/2/2014
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The New York Police Department is leading the charge in counter-terrorism by bringing together business and law enforcement

Duration: 00:55:34


Practical Advice for Handling Lifes Emergencies, Annoyances and Inconvenien

8/26/2014
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As we’ve learned over many shows, making assumptions about others being there to help can get us into serious trouble if you aren’t prepared. Sometimes you just need to know how to take action yourself. Join us as we get some great practical advice from two experts that know everything about everything. Topics range from handling basic car trouble, to home safety and construction, to emergency first aid.

Duration: 00:56:17


Building a Crisis Intervention Team in Your Community

8/19/2014
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In the 1980s after the shooting of a mentally ill individual, the Memphis Police Dept decided to take a new approach to handling people in crisis. They developed the model for the CIT (Crisis Intervention Team), whose goal was to train law enforcement, mental health provider agencies and individuals and families affected by mental illness how to deal with someone in crisis. Twenty-five years later, the Memphis CIT program has had remarkable success – cutting injuries to police officers,...

Duration: 00:56:13


Special Encore Presentation: Practical Advice for Handling Lifes Emergencie

8/12/2014
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Do you know how much cleared space you should have around your house during fire season? Do you know the difference between the low tire pressure and flat tire gauge in your car? What would you do if the oil light came on? We make assumptions about others coming to our rescue all the time, but in reality, our assumptions can get us into serious trouble. Sometimes you just need to know how to take action yourself. Join us as we get some practical advice from two experts, with topics ranging...

Duration: 00:55:11


Stress Inoculation: Scenario Based Training

7/22/2014
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Whether you are preparing for a crisis, potentially escalating situations, or simply trying to learn specific skills and tactics for your job, scenario-based training is considered one of the best methods of learning. Join Mike Schlosser, Ph.D., Director of the Police Training Institute for the University of Illinois, as he discusses how to properly design and implement scenario-based training. Scenario-based training, if done correctly is an excellent way to train for just about any...

Duration: 00:56:27


The Red Dot Club: Shot in the Line of Duty

7/15/2014
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There aren’t many people that join The Red Dot Club and live to tell the tale, but Robert Rangel and Stacy Lim are two of those people. Both law enforcement officers injured in the line of duty. In writing his new book “The Red Dot Club,” Robert Rangel interviewed many law enforcement officers who faced life threatening assaults and the subsequent injuries. Listen in as Robert and Stacy tell their stories of heroism in the line of fire, the will to survive, and how they used the warrior...

Duration: 00:55:50


Violence and the Mental Health Crisis in America

7/8/2014
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Mass violence seems to be an almost weekly occurrence in America these days. The roots of this epidemic go much deeper than just the resistance to gun control policies in the US. There is a mental health crisis going on, and it’s arguably front and center in these waves of public violence. Join us as Jay P. Singh, Ph.D, internationally known expert in the field of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, discusses the current state of the mental health crisis in America and how it manifests in...

Duration: 00:55:42


Special Encore Presentation: Workplace Violence Series: Preparing for an Ac

7/1/2014
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Many unfortunate events over the past few months have pushed the discussion of workplace violence into the forefront in a big way. Unfortunately much of the dialogue surrounding the events is used to push a political agenda rather than educate you on what to do. As with every episode, this show will be focused on preparedness, not politics. My guest is Mike Schlosser, PhD, Director of the Police Training Institute for the University of Illinois, and a 30 year law enforcement veteran....

Duration: 00:58:29


Special Encore Presentation: Realtor Safety

6/24/2014
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It’s well-known that working in the field of real estate comes with some inherent risks. There are few jobs that put you in extensive contact with people you don’t know, working alone in isolated situations, locations you may be unfamiliar with and often during off hours. Crimes against real estate professionals like robbery, rape and murder are some of the most reported and highly publicized. Join us as we discuss Realtor safety steps with our personal safety expert, Nicole Sundine of...

Duration: 00:54:22


Hurricane Preparedness

6/10/2014
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It’s that time again. Hurricane season 2014 is upon us. It’s time to dust off our hurricane preparedness plans with two experts who know a little something about living through hurricanes. Thad Hymel, Chief Information Officer and Peg Nelson, Director of Administration, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC a New Orleans based law firm, talk about their personal experiences and what actually goes into planning for hurricanes like Katrina, Rita, Ike, Irene and Sandy. We will cover both business and...

Duration: 00:57:43


Special Encore Presentation: Crisis Intervention

5/20/2014
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Crisis can happen to anyone, anywhere – be it at work or at home. And crisis can cause collateral damage to people who weren’t immediately or directly affected by it. Knowing how to recognize the warning signs and being educated on steps you can take to help ease the burden of those affected by crisis is vitally important to businesses and individuals alike. Join us as Nicole Sundine, retired law enforcement officer, victims advocate and founder of Realistic Safety Solutions, walks us...

Duration: 00:56:30


Liar! Deception Detection for Business

5/13/2014
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We are often conflicted in our daily activities with deciphering truth versus deception. While many advocate that there are certain clues to indicate if a person is being deceptive, others dispute those assertions. Today, we will seek the truth. Join guest host Mike Roche and his guest, Ryan Mann who has spent considerable time researching, teaching, and employing the techniques used to monitor and detect the common behaviors displayed by deceptive individuals who pose a risk to our safety...

Duration: 00:56:40


Practical Advice for Handling Lifes Emergencies, Annoyances and Inconvenien

4/29/2014
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Do you know how much cleared space you should have around your house during fire season? Do you know the difference between the low tire pressure and flat tire gauge in your car? What would you do if the oil light came on? We make assumptions about others coming to our rescue all the time, but in reality, our assumptions can get us into serious trouble. Sometimes you just need to know how to take action yourself. Join us as we get some practical advice from two experts, with topics ranging...

Duration: 00:55:11


Special Encore Presentation: Changing your Safety Posture with Kids on Boar

4/22/2014
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Have you ever thought about what you would do if you had to protect more than yourself? No matter who you are, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, babysitter or care giver, you may be faced with situations that range from scary to downright dangerous when you have children with you. Join us as Nicole Sundine from Realistic Safety Solutions walks us through some worst case scenarios and discusses the proper steps to take for each situation.

Duration: 00:57:20


Helping our Heroes II: Franciscan Center PTSD Retreat for First Responders

4/15/2014
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Did you know that emergency service professionals that are at a greater risk of suffering long-term stress that can lead to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? In fact, the rate for diagnosable PTSD among firefighters was significantly higher compared to the general population. With little media coverage and serious under reporting of PTSD in first responders, there are few resources dedicated solely to these women and men. As part of our continuing series of Helping our Heroes, we are...

Duration: 00:54:46


Understanding the Link between Narcissism and Violence

4/8/2014
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It has long been debated if it’s high or low self-esteem that can be an underlying factor in determining the potential for a person to commit violence. Well the jury is in and come to find out, narcissism is in fact related to the likelihood of someone committing violence. Join us as two experts in the fields of human behavior, threat assessment and victim’s advocacy discuss the link between narcissism and violence in today’s society.

Duration: 00:55:45


Special Encore Presentation: How to Prevent and Recognize Identify Theft

4/1/2014
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Identify theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world and expert Robert Siciliano is known for his extreme commitment to educating Americans on protecting themselves against it. Join us as we dive into how these thieves get and use the information, the growing problem of child identity theft, and how to make your personal information bullet proof. Robert will take us through simple steps everyone can take to protect their identity in stores and online. Be sure to join in!

Duration: 00:56:00


Practical Advice for Handling Life's Emergencies, Annoyances and Inconvenie

3/24/2014
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Be honest, would you know what it might mean, or what to do, if the check engine light came on in your car? What if a grease fire started in your kitchen? Would you know what to do if you had a flat tire in the middle of nowhere? What if a child in your care swallowed poison? We live in a society where we make assumptions about help being minutes away, but in reality that isn’t always true. Sometimes you just need to know how to take action yourself. Join us as we get some practical advice...

Duration: 00:55:16


Worksite Wellness

3/17/2014
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Are your employees not working to their best potential due to illness or injury? Are you seeing more absenteeism in your business than you would like? Do you sense that your employees are experiencing an increase in stress? Worksite wellness programs have spread rapidly in recent years, with good reason. Creating a healthy workplace is a win-win for both employees and employers. Research shows that supporting employee health and wellness helps attract and retain good employees, improve...

Duration: 00:57:46


Helping our Heroes Part I: Sheep Dog Impact Assistance

3/10/2014
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As a salute to the first responders and military that keep this nation safe, a community lovingly referred to as “Sheep Dogs”, we will be highlighting a number of organizations that support these local heroes. Sheep Dog Impact Assistance (SDIA) is an all-volunteer non-profit organization that serves the needs of people serving in the military, law enforcement, fire and EMS services. Inspired by a desire to help those in need, SDIA was founded by SgtMaj Lance Nutt, a U.S. Marine Corps...

Duration: 00:55:00

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