‘People, Process, Progress’ Episodes

Incident Management / Public Safety / Public Health / Emergency Management

Topics Covered: Functional areas of the incident command system; incident command system training; incident command system software; incident command system roles and responsibilities; incident command system made easy, incident command system flow charts, hospital incident command system

Project Management / Process Improvement / Program Management

Topics Covered: Types of project management; project management tools; project management steps; project management software, project management skills, project management salary, project management process, project management jobs

Guest Interviews / History / Podcasting / My $.02 on Some Things

Topics Covered: History; Martial Arts; Lyme Disease; Nursing; Software Development; Empowering Women; Grappling; Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; Podcasting; Welcome to the Podcast

PPP52: P.O.S.T. Planning for Incident and Project Managers

Sharing some knowledge from Larry C. Miller, Chief Deputy, LA County Fire (retired) about using the P.O.S.T. planning process for All-Hazards Incident Management and the parallels to Project Management

PPP48: The Power of Exercises for Life and Preparedness

Back to school week is always a challenge. Exercising the morning routine with your kids can be helpful. Realistically exercising scenarios with emergency and incident management partners is critical

PPP47: Incident Management and the 5 SOF Truths

Sharing the parallels between the “5 SOF Truths” and All-Hazards Incident Management Teams and Project Management

PPP44: We Shouldn’t Judge What We Don’t Understand

My thoughts from the road on the pitfalls of Police being judged by people who have never worked the streets and sharing my affirmation and belief in Police after attending a great friend’s retirement party after he put in 26 years in Law Enforcement

PPP39: Ellen Kullman’s 4 Crisis Principles and the Foundational Four

Parallels between the 4 Crisis Principles Ellen Kullman shared on the Masters of Scale podcast to my concept of the “Foundational Four” areas to begin team and organizational success

PPP26: Overview of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training – It’s Not the Fix Some Think It Is

CIT training is for Police, Behavioral Health workers and community members. It is not a fix all, it is another methodology to deescalate situations where someone is in crisis.

PPP23: A Phased Approach to Hospital and Healthcare Emergency Preparedness

Normal Operations, Increased Readiness, Response and Recovery phases Hospital and Healthcare emergency preparedness professionals can apply

PPP18: The Mann Gulch Fire, Pandemics and Progress

An overview from an article from Wildfire Today relating the Mann Gulch Fire tragedy of 1949 to today’s COVID-19 Pandemic

PPP16: The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) for After Action Reporting

Sharing a quick review of the HSEEP AAR/IP process and importance of gathering strengths and areas for improvement on a regular basis

PPP15: Pandemic Planning and Response is Not New – A Review of the 15 PHEP Capabilities

How we could have and still can apply good collaborative planning to the CDC’s 15 Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities

PPP14: COVID-19 Lessons Learned as of May 2020

Sharing ways to operate virtual EOCs, integrate smart devices into patient communications and how we can and should setup our EOC staffs for success

PPP13: Setting Up COVID-19 Testing Sites

A walk through of how incident action planning could go for a COVID-19 testing location by referencing the Public Health Planning “P” I created

PPP05: Yours is to Help the Special Event or Disaster – Kipling’s “If” for Planning Section Chiefs

An adaptation of Kipling’s “If” sharing experiences faced by All-Hazards Planning Section Chiefs

PPP59: Escalation Is Not A 4 Letter Word

Sharing my $.02 on the value of escalating risks and threats early and dispelling the thought that escalation is a negative thing

PPP54: 9 Noble Viking Virtues for Incident Management Team members and Project Managers

Sharing how IMTs and PMs can apply Courage, Truth, Honor, Fidelity, Discipline, Hospitality, Industriousness, Self-Reliance and Perseverance to field work and in the board room

PPP53: You’re A Project Manager and You Don’t Know It Yet

Sharing how I mapped my skills as a Local Health Emergency Coordinator, EMS Planning Captain and Planning Section Chief to the traditional Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Knowledge Areas

PPP51: 4 Laws of Combat, Incident and Project Management

Talking through the parallel universes of Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s 4 laws of combat, my “Foundational 4” and my $.02 on 4 key Project Management foundations

PPP50: Project Teams, Assemble!

I share what I think are parallels between Marvel’s Avengers members to key Information Technology project team positions

PPP46: Be the Man or Woman In the Arena

Breaking down the “Man In the Arena” speech from Theodore Roosevelt in terms of its relevance to Project Managers daring greatly

PPP45: Project Managers Should Take the Purple Pill

Inspired by a LinkedIn article I wrote in September 2019, in this brief episode I talk about the contrast between book knowledge (the blue pill), real world (the red pill) and how we can blend these into a “purple pill” of balanced Project Management

PPP41: The CliftonStrengths and Importance of Self-Assurance for Project Managers

Translating the CliftonStrengths for “Self-Assurance” to the benefits of being a self-assured Project Manager

PPP40: Foundational 5 Tips for Starting a Podcast

Want to start your own podcast? In this episode I share the “Why?’ to consider, objectives to be set, show organization considerations, resources needed and communication methodologies to get started podcasting.

PPP35: Closing Projects for Emergency and Incident Managers

Closing tasks that Emergency Managers and Incident Management Teams do everyday

PPP34: Monitoring Projects for Emergency and Incident Managers

Monitoring and Controlling tasks that Emergency Managers and Incident Management Teams do everyday

PPP33: Executing Projects for Emergency and Incident Managers

Executing tasks from the that Emergency Managers and Incident Management Teams do everyday

PPP32: Planning Projects for Emergency and Incident Managers

Planning tasks that Emergency Managers and Incident Management Teams do everyday

PPP31: Initiating Projects for Emergency and Incident Managers
PPP30: 7 Patterns for Highly Efficient Project Managers

My $.02 on the concepts from Stephen R. Covey’s great work, but with emphasis on being efficient Project Managers.

PPP27: Applying Tuckman’s Ladder to 2020 America

Reviewing the Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, but hopefully not Adjourning to the state of America in 2020

PPP22: A PMP’s Guide to the 2021 PMP Exam Domains

Practical Application of the Domains and Tasks from the revised PMP Exam coming in January 2021.

PPP19: 8 Steps to Build a Fire – Stuff Project Managers Need to Know

Following the 8 steps used to build a fire from John F. Hunt’s book “Stuff Guys Need to Know: How to Do Just About Everything” as parallels to stuff Project Managers need to know throughout the project’s life cycle. *Book available on Amazon*

PP17: Wildland Fire Leadership for Project Managers

Applying principals from the Leading in the Wildland Fire Service manual to Project Management

PPP12: Teleworking Is Easy. Here’s how to do it.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic I share my experience as a teleworking Project Manager on how to stay productive while working from home

PPP07: Gather Lessons Learned from Projects and In Life

Sharing my $.02 on keeping lessons learned from projects simple and constantly gathering personal lessons learned about ourselves

PPP06: Mission Impossible Force of Project Teams

My two cents on the correlations of the Mission Impossible movies and the lifecycle of project teams

PPP04: Yours is Leadership – Kipling’s “If” Adapted for Project Managers

An adaptation of Kipling’s “If” with focus on the challenges faced by Project Managers

PPP03: Consider the Conscripts on Your Project Teams

My $.02 and thoughts from the road on turning conscripts into teammates.

PPP63: We Made It Through 2020, Let’s Get After It 2021!

Sharing my thanks, some show data, how I leveraged opportunity in the middle of hardship in 2020 and my $.02 on how we can all make progress in 2021. Godspeed, Kevin

PPP62: 5 Considerations to Achieve the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Blue Belt

I share my experience from the past couple of years as I worked to earn my Blue Belt in the grappling art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)

PPP61: Thanksgiving 2020

This year has been one the likes of which most of us have never seen but one that we can each remember and be thankful for each other and those around us. Godspeed to you all, Kevin

PPP60: Leadership In EMS with Rob Lawrence

From the United Kingdom to the United States, Rob Lawrence is an internationally recognized leader in the EMS industry, a friend and mentor to me. Don’t miss this episode to hear nuggets of Rob’s wisdom and follow him at @ukrobl on Twitter.

PPP58: “If” for United States Military Veterans

Another of my versions of Rudyard Kipling’s “If” with appreciation and focus on U.S. Military Veterans

PPP57: Stoicism for a Better Life with Anderson Silver

“Are you living the life you want to live?” – Learn more about Anderson Silver and how to apply Stoic philosophies in your everyday life. Check out more at http://www.stoicismforabetterlife.com

PPP56: Foundational 5 for Fathers

Sharing leader’s intent, objectives, organization, resources and communication tools I’ve learned as a Dad of 14 years

PPP55: Drown Proof Yourself to Adversity

Sharing an analogy from my completion of the “drown proofing” portion at U.S. Navy Dive School to facing challenges in 2020 and an update on my Sober October journey

Foundations Friday 01: Facts Not Fear

Sharing the need for all of us to make decisions based on facts, not fear mongering and misinformation. Remember Everyone Deployed.

PPP49: Comics, Cancer and Heroes Brought to Life

A reflection on the value of comic books, cancer’s wicked impact and honoring Chadwick Boseman as a fellow human and the Black Panther

PPP43: July 2020 Wrap Up

Summary of the key points from ‘People, Process, Progress’ episodes 37 through 42

PPP42: Crisis Ready, Crisis Confident with Andrew Owlett, CEO of Data Bulb by Imagineering Labs

Andrew Owlett shares his experiences as a First Responder, his transition into Emergency and Crisis Management and how Databulb can provide data driven risk and crisis management planning solutions

PPP38: Write Your Own Narative

Don’t hate just because someone tells you to. Don’t vote for someone just because someone tries to guilt you into doing it. We all need to take a breath, a day at the beach and treat each other as humans again.

PPP37: Ours Will be the Example – Kipling’s “If” for 2020 America

Adapted Kipling’s “If” again, but this time with focus on 2020 America and our collective road back

PPP36: June 2020 Wrap Up

Quick synopsis of episodes 25 through 35 covering my interview with Eric Canfield, Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT) and a bunch of Project Management stuff.

PPP29: Raise Good Humans – A Father’s Day 2020 Message

My $.02 on what it’s like being a Father so far in 2020

PPP28: A Snapshot of American Progress from Emancipation to Juneteenth

A brief, high level overview of the process President Lincoln followed to create the Emancipation Proclamation through the freeing of slaves in Texas on “Juneteenth”

PPP25: Climbing to New Heights with Eric Canfield

Eric and I discuss his journey in martial arts and MMA fighting, what it’s like to climb 400′ on a regular basis and his efforts with the non-profit Lyme Warrior

PPP24: May 2020 Wrap Up

Sharing highlights from the May 2020 episodes (19, 20, 21, 22 & 23) with my $.02 and guests Peoplelogic.ai CEO Matt Schmidt and Jill Grumbine, BSN, RN

PPP21: Public Health Nursing and Disease Investigation with Jill Grumbine, BSN, RN

Talking about Jill’s transition from hospital based to Public Health Nursing, the process of disease investigation and the utility of the Incident Command System (ICS) to organize Public Health responses

PPP20: People Focused Data Driven Solutions with Peoplelogic.ai CEO Matt Schmidt

Peopleogic.ai CEO Matt Schmidt tells us about the early years of information technology, lessons learned from being a successful entrepreneur and creating a people analytics system to help managers become better holistic leaders

PPP11: A Brief History of Public Health Emergency Preparedness in America

Learn how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) started, about programs designed to prepare the U.S. for outbreaks like COVID-19 and some practical preparedness tips to help us all stay safe.

PPP10: International Women’s Day 2020 with My Wife and IT Leader Wendi Pannell

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020 with one of the most powerful women I know, my wife Wendi Pannell

PPP09: A Brief History of the U.S. Navy Hospital Corps

Honoring the history and sacrifice of the my alma mater, the U.S. Navy Hospital Corps

PPP08: Starting a BJJ Revolution with Andrew Smith

Learn about the early days of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in United States, how to grow as a BJJ practitioner and instructor and how the challenges in BJJ help provide perspective to all things in life

PPP02: A Brief History of Ancient Grappling to Modern Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)

Looking at the people and processes that created and progressed the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)

PPP01: Welcome to the ‘People, Process, Progress’ Podcast with Kevin Pannell, PMP

A brief note about me, Kevin Pannell and the origin and focus of the ‘People, Process, Progress’ podcast

Thank you for reading, listening to the podcast and Godspeed,


Kevin Pannell, PMP | Creator & Host, ‘People, Process, Progress’ | Connect and subscribe at https://linktr.ee/peopleprocessprogress

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