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Blogs

SMEM 101: How to Succeed with Limited Resources

If you’re in emergency management, then you know all about the importance of utilizing social media in moments of crisis. And while platforms are plenty (and the majority are free), using social media can be tricky, especially if you’ve got limited resources. We’ve got some quick, easy, and proven tips to help you and your agency’s SMEM succeed so that you can continue keeping your communities safe.

Sharing Research in Seven Minutes or Less

Distilling the hours of research I did with the Visionary Program into a 7-minute talk format was not hard (I had to do it in 5 for IAEM). What was hard was constructing a compelling story while communicating all the vital parts of the program I was proposing.

Goal Setting with SMART Goals

A new year is exciting for a LOT of reasons. Most exciting to me is that a new year means new books! Whether that means new to you or new to the world, a fresh start to a year means a new to-be-read list.

What Are You Reading?

A new year is exciting for a LOT of reasons. Most exciting to me is that a new year means new books! Whether that means new to you or new to the world, a fresh start to a year means a new to-be-read list.

Podcasts

CMO Insights: The Podcast

In this episode of CMO Insights, Jeff Pedowitz sits down with Christopher Tarantino, CEO & Founder of Epicenter Innovation. They talk about Marketing for emergencies and crisis communications, bridging the gap of what a communicator already knows with new communication styling, and educating companies on marketing approaches to use on social media during a crisis.

The Sleep for Side Hustlers Podcast

In this episode of The Sleep for Side Hustlers Podcast, Riley Jarvis joins Christopher Tarantino, the CEO & Founder of Epicenter Innovation, to talk about preparing for disasters and building a business. Chris shares his insights on the patterns that create success and the value of early innovation. They then go on to topics like maintaining health, the best productivity tools, and maintaining self-awareness.

Tech Pro Unicorn

Tech Pro Unicorn discusses the topics of ERP, Technology, Healthcare, Business Transformation, Intelligent Automation, Leadership, Digital Transformation through commentary and interviews. Through thoughtful questions, the guest stories are brought to life and lessons shared with the listeners. Sponsored by RPI Consultants.

Webinars

The Anatomy of a World-Changing Idea: Extreme Event Game

In this webinar, Epicenter Innovation CEO & Founder Christopher Tarantino and LabX Program Officer Keri Stoever detail the evolution of LabX’s Extreme Event game and its certification program. You’ll learn all about the game itself, how to become a certified trainer, and how using this tabletop could help build resilience in your communities.

Assessments: Why They Matter and What They Can Do

In this webinar, CEO & Founder Christopher Tarantino details the benefits of assessments. You’ll learn the different types of assessments available, why assessments are invaluable for team-building, and how to utilize results to build more resilient environments.

The Disengaged Emergency Manager

In this webinar, Director of Engagement Matt Green dives deep on the specific stressors that might cause burnout in Emergency Managers. You’ll learn about the unique challenges that EMs face, why team-building is important to balance, and how to build more innovative cultures to become more resilient.

IMT Innovation: Lessons from COVID-19 and Beyond

In this webinar, Solutions Advisor Kitty Doenges breaks down the changes in Incident Management Teams since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. You’ll learn all about innovation in situational awareness, improvements in just-in-time training, and the work of the Epicenter Deployment Support Unit (EDSU).

Goal Setting with SMART Goals

In this webinar, Solutions Advisor Kitty Doenges gives a crash course in goal setting. You’ll learn the value of making goals SMART, the psychology behind motivation, and the importance of disciplined practice when setting goals.

Case Studies

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Featured Courses

Are You a Resilience Innovator?

16 Modules on a Dripped Email Cadence
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In this course, you’ll learn the basics of what it means to be a Resilience Innovator. You’ll discover what key attributes it takes to be a Resilience Innovator, learn how to foster a culture of innovation, and learn how to empower those around you to improve their resilience.

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Social Media & Emergency Management: The Basics

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In this course, you’ll learn the basics of what it means to be a Resilience Innovator. You’ll discover what key attributes it takes to be a Resilience Innovator, learn how to foster a culture of innovation, and learn how to empower those around you to improve their resilience.

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The Disengaged Emergency Manager

16 Modules on a Dripped Email Cadence
Cost: $57

Feeling burnt out? In this course, you’ll learn about the specific challenges facing emergency managers today, why you might be feeling burnt out, and how to grow more resilient and innovative in your approach to work.

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