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Operational Psychology and Planning Ahead

Winston Churchill said “Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.” So often human nature is to focus on what is right in front of us. The next Facebook post. The next basketball game. The next drink. What happens

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Innovation in Manufacturing for Resilient Communities

This week Congressman Joe Courtney and The Day visited Generators On Demand to find out more about the GenRiser. The team is pictured above from left to right Joe Courtney, Ron Swaney, Korbin Hightower, and Irving Steel. “In Connecticut it

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has the mission to “support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover

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Emergency Planning

Planning for emergencies is critical.  This is what will enable our communities to be resilient. “Resilience is the ability to anticipate risk, limit impact, and bounce back rapidly through survival, adaptability, evolution, and growth in the face of turbulent change.”

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Things were extremely busy during #Blizzard2015   The Day covered Generators On Demand: — That was an attitude the 3-year-old business Generators on Demand in Old Lyme was cashing in on Monday. Company representative Irving Steel said the phone was

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