14 episodes

The General Planning Podcast pulls back the curtain on planning, leadership, and decision making within both the government and industry arenas. Hosted by United States Army North (ARNORTH) leaders, the podcast aims to integrate guests' anecdotes into the planning process in a way that allows the audience to learn while also becoming better planners.

General Planning Podcast U.S. Army North

    • Government
    • 4.7 • 19 Ratings

The General Planning Podcast pulls back the curtain on planning, leadership, and decision making within both the government and industry arenas. Hosted by United States Army North (ARNORTH) leaders, the podcast aims to integrate guests' anecdotes into the planning process in a way that allows the audience to learn while also becoming better planners.

    Ernie Zuniga (Talk Show Host and Media Personality)

    Ernie Zuniga (Talk Show Host and Media Personality)

    Media personality and San Antonio broadcast legend Ernie Zuniga joins Colonel Lavin and Master Sergeant Barham on this episode of the podcast. The guys go a little outside the planning box with Ernie to discuss how he fell in love with broadcasting and his journey through the career field, preparing for a career change, his new show "Pickup Lines," the art of good storytelling, navigating through the "smartphone era" of media, as well as what makes San Antonio uniquely great, and much more!

    • 46 min
    Josh Otero

    Josh Otero

    Join Colonel Lavin and Master Sergeant Barham as they sit down with Founder and Chairman of the Warrior GMR Foundation. The team talks through several topics including strategies developed from a complex problem such as Veteran suicide, promoting health and wellness amongst Veterans, leadership vs. culture, and of course, book recommendations.

    • 44 min
    Major General (R) Chris McPadden

    Major General (R) Chris McPadden

    Retired Maj. Gen. Chris McPadden joins the ARNORTH Team as they discuss planning models, what to do when planning isn't working, entering the "intellectual dojo," defining a calling, working for General Mattis, planning in policy, book recommendations, and much more.

    • 54 min
    Colonel (R) Kevin Benson

    Colonel (R) Kevin Benson

    Planning aficionado Colonel (R) Kevin Benson joins Colonel Lavin and Master Sergeant Barham to discuss unique planning topics such as the red-teaming concept, capstone moments as a planner, the mind of a planner, war as it relates to policy, the value of NCOs in the planning process, as well as his book recommendations.

    • 42 min
    David Warrington (Regional Administrator, FEMA Region 2)

    David Warrington (Regional Administrator, FEMA Region 2)

    FEMA Region 2 Regional Administrator David Warrington joins Lieutenant General Evans, Colonel Lavin, and Master Sergeant Barham as they discuss several topics including David's career in emergency management, challenges of FEMA operations in non-contiguous regions, planning within the FEMA lifelines, working with Department of Defense partners, individual assistance response challenges, and of course book recommendations.

    • 46 min
    Jeff Friedman, Esquire

    Jeff Friedman, Esquire

    Attorney Jeff Friedman from Birmingham, Alabama joins Colonel Lavin and Master Sergeant Barham during this episode of the podcast with an appearance by guest host Kerry Straight, U.S. Army North's Deputy Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy. Jeff navigates through his more than 40 years of practicing law and covers topics including operationalizing strategies, aligning desired ends with available means, defining risk, understanding jurors as people, creating proud organizations, and more.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

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