All Posts by Mike McKenna

Get Things Done and The Sequence of Response

Little Timmy is missing after the tornado and is reportedly trapped in the collapsed building.  He is likely running out of air, viability and hope.  A team of searchers is rapidly searching void spaces in the collapsed building using high-tech camera’s that extend into cracks to detect survivors on the inside.  One searcher sees a […]

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Duty Cycle: Work + Rest = Live

My candle burns at both ends, It will not last the night. ~Edna St. Vincent Millay Most of us know how to work, but how many of us know how – and when – to rest? In a low impact environment, like staying up to catch just one more episode of Law & Order re-runs, we […]

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Helping those with Functional Needs during a Disaster

  Folks with functional needs have been historically under-served before a disaster strikes (think:  “notice event” like a hurricane versus a “no-notice” event like an explosion).  As a result, a disproportionate amount of effort must be taken to evacuate them to a better place after the disaster strikes.   During virtually every large hurricane in […]

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