Making Disaster Preparedness Lemonade
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade...
Former FEMA Director Michael Brown, heavily criticized for his agency's slow response to Hurricane Katrina, is starting a disaster preparedness consulting firm to help clients avoid the sort of errors that cost him his job.
"If I can help people focus on preparedness, how to be better prepared in their homes and better prepared in their businesses - because that goes straight to the bottom line - then I hope I can help the country in some way," Brown told the Rocky Mountain News for its Thursday editions.
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Now that's what I call gutsy. Mind you, I'm not saying that I'd pay Brown to instruct me based on his mistakes. But I'll give him gutsy.