Kevin Pannell provides lessons learned from his combined 20+ years in Healthcare, Tech, Public Safety and Wellness. Kevin also facilitates crucial conversations with guests that leave listeners thinking throughout their day.
I am Thankful For - Thanksgiving 2022
Sharing a wonderful poem on thankfulness by Nancy J. Carmody.* Read more at https://blog.gratefulness.me/gratitude-poems/
KEV's Tips 08: Serve Others by Washing Their Feet
A Friday thought stream about:* It's ok not to be original* Re-package knowledge to help others* "Wash other's feet" by humbling yourselfHave a plan | Stay informed | Get involved
Addressing Substance Abuse in Public Safety
In this episode my good friend Henry “Hank” Smith and I catch up a bit, share his background in the U.S. Military and Public Safety, then get into the well known but often overlooked issued - Substance abuse in Public Safety.Key timestamps:* 0:00 Reunited…and it feels so good* 01:48 Hank’s story begins* 12:26 First cardiac arrest call* 19:50 Hanks struggles with alcohol* 28:35 Where there’s smoke* 38:37 Putting the article together* 50:00 Looking inward* 01:05:00 Public Safety progress* 01:11:55 Know you’re not alone*To contact Hank and learn more about him or book time with him to share the Substance Abuse in Public Safety presentation contact him at email@example.com or on Instagram @henry.smith.804**Read Hank's article a thttps://cdn.ymaws.com/fbileeda.org/resource/resmgr/FBI-LEEDA_MagazineQ2_Summer2.pdf (pgs. 11-2)
KEV's Tips 07: Veteran's Day 2022
Sharing the Oath of Enlistment I and thousands of others have taken and some 2021 data about the current state of Veterans in the United States.Source: Changing Face of Veterans in America at https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/04/05/the-changing-face-of-americas-veteran-population/Read and listen to more at https://kevtalkspod.com/
Lost Connections - A Project Manager's Guide to Reconnecting With Our Work
This year I read Johann Hari's book Lost Connections. I provides invaluable insight into environmental and clinical causes of depression. As I've done in the past, I found value for myself but also for the Program and Project Management professions. So, I parallel Hari's disconnections to Programs and Projects and provide my $.02 on how I believe we can stay connected or reconnect with meaningful work.
KEV's Tips 06: Think Positive - 32 Positive Trends to Ponder
Sharing 32 positive changes we should celebrate from Hans Rosling's book 'Factfulness: 10 Reasons We're Wrong About the World (https://www.amazon.com/Factfulness-Reasons-World-Things-Better/dp/1250107814)'