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Situational Awareness Matters!™

Helping individuals and teams understand human factors,
reduce the impact of situational awareness barriers,
and improve decision making under stress.

Mar 31, 2020

During this Pandemic, you might experience three types of stress: Acute stress, episodic acute stress and chronic stress. This episode explores how stress can impact your situational awareness and, equally concerning, how stress can have devastating long-term impacts on your health and wellness.

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Mar 24, 2020

The world made a major shift in March, 2020. Very quickly and unexpectedly, I lost 44 scheduled programs and now have no work scheduled until September. But I am not alone. This new world order, if we can even call it order, is impacting everyone. This episode will address some of my concerns about the...

Mar 17, 2020

While attending the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute’s National Fire Service Staff & Command School I had an opportunity to interview Washington, D.C. Fire Lieutenant, Jeff Dickey.  Jeff was on the second alarm assignment to a structure fire incident where a firefighter fell through the floor and died. Jeff’s crew...

Mar 10, 2020

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Mar 3, 2020

Laverne Friesen was a guest on Episodes 301 and 302, talking about his mental health near-miss. Upon the completion of the recording, he mentioned to me that his wife has a powerful story to share about how this journey has impacted her and their relationship. This is their joint mental health mayday story.  You may...