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Lucien Canton
San Francisco, CA
Management consultant specializing in helping managers lead better in crisis.
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We think of disasters as having a single cause but disasters are complex constructs caused by a conjunction of varying factors. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Canton on Emergency Management
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Emergency Management Solutions - August 2018 Featured Article Is PowerPoint Past Its Prime? Maybe the Problem Is Not with the Program! Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Canton on Emergency Management
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Audiences tend to blame PowerPoint for a bad presentation. But maybe the problem is not the tool but the user. Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Emergency Management Solutions July 2018 Featured Article Telling Your Story Techniques for Holding Your Audience's Attention Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Featured Article for July 2018 What's Your Story? Techniques for Holding Your Audience's Attention Download Presentations2 Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Emergency Management Solutions - June 2018 Featured Article: What's Your Story? Thinking Like A Storyteller Can Make Your Presentation Shine Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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A few simple steps can turn a bad presentation into something special Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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The monthly newsletter that helps managers lead better in a crisis. This month's featured article: Screening Community Proposals Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Community proposals sometimes contain hidden gold, but how do you find it? Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Misinformation can cause unnecessary anxiety, particularly when you confuse possibility with probability. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Download EM Solutions April 2018 Featured Article Practical Preparedness Revisited Is Our Preparedness Message Effective? Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Disaster supply kits are part of our standard preparedness message but do they actually provide a false sense of security? Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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An attempt to rename a fountain with connections to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires shows that the past is not forgotten by present day San Franciscans. Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Download EM Solutions - Mar 2018 Featured Article School Shooting Response Pre-planning is Essential Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Where school shootings are concerned, we need to change our single-agency response mindset to one that allows quickly scaling up to a multi-agency response. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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The newsletter that helps you lead better in crisis.Featured article: The Wine Country Fires: A Case Study in Notification and Warning Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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A recent assessment by the State of California of the gaps in notification and warning during the Wine Country Fires provides food for thought. Is your program adequate? Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Celebrating 10 Years of Publication EM Solutions Jan 18 Featured Article Pandemic Flu It's not over 'til it's over Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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The premier issue from 2009. Celebrating 10 years of publication! Featured Article for January 2008 Pandemic Flu It's not over 'til it's over Download Newsletter May 2009 Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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As in common in many disasters, the California Legislature is considering legislation to improve perceived problems arising from the recent Wine Country Fires. But will their good intentions be enough to overcome obstacles to improvement? Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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EM Solutions - Nov-Dec 2017 Featured Article Gender and Disasters Are we fully addressing all needs in our planning? Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Featured Article for November/December 2017 Gender and Disasters: Are we fully addressing all needs in our planning? Download Dec17 Gender Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2017 at Canton on Emergency Management
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EM Solutions Oct 2017 Featured Article Catastrophic Events Can we really plan for them? Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Featured Article for October 2017 Catastrophic Events Can we really plan for them? Download Oct17 Catastrophic planning Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Canton on Emergency Management
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Emergency Management Solutions Sep 17 Featured Article Planning for Extreme Temperatures Response problem or social problem? Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Canton on Emergency Management