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Ep6. John Brennan: The Human Side of Risk

Presilience® Podcast

**Originally published May 2020** John Brennan is an in-demand leadership consultant and formerly the Chief Risk Officer of the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority.  John was responsible for the management of risks and opportunities associated with the delivery of VMIA’s five-year strategy and for the protection of VMIA’s strategic assets.  John has more than 25 years’ management experience across public, private and professional services businesses, including more than a decade as a Victorian public sector executive. John holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Management and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Authentic Leadership Development and the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ programs.   In this conversation we touch on his journey from HR and leadership coaching to Risk, and how the human elements of both professions connect and compliment each other.   Check out the recording of the Risk2Recovery conference here: https://www.r2s.academy/courses/risk-2-recovery-thriving-in-the-new-normal-online-conference-recorded-session


1 Sep 2021

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John Brennan: After Afghanistan, U.S. has “fewer levers to deal with” terrorism

The Chuck ToddCast: Meet the Press

How bad is it going to get in Afghanistan and what happens to our intelligence as the U.S. withdraws. Former CIA Director John Brennan talks to Chuck about what was lost in Afghanistan.


20 Aug 2021

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Rock n Roll Grad School #30- Musician John Brennan (The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs)

Rock 'n' Roll Grad School

This week we're heading on down to the drive-in with John Brennan. John's best known for his role as the music guy on The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, but he's written far more music than one show can contain. (But it's all great for your run-on-the-mill mutant.)  On top of his work with Troma, John's got a solo album that just came out called, 'No Offense, None Taken.' He also has a record collecting all of his music from The Last Drive-In (with a wonderful cover).For more information, check out John's website. And to order a copy, check out the Ship-to-Shore website.


4 Aug 2021

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John Brennan From The Last Drive In Visits The Show

The Steve & Crypto Show

Episode 38 is upon us! In this latest episode of The Steve & Crypto Show, we are joined by a fellow mutant, and the music producer of The Last Drive In With Joe Bob Briggs, John Brennan! Yes the John Brennan who wrote the theme song for The Last Drive In, and other timeless classics such as BBQ Maniac and Blood Sucking Freak (with Chris Jericho)! We had a blast discussing the recent Drive In Jamboree, and his 2 new records he's currently promoting, The Last Drive In Soundtrack and his solo album No Offense, None Taken, both available through https://shiptoshoremedia.com/products/john-brennan-no-offense-none-taken-lp?_pos=1&_sid=e6fccccfc&_ss=r Thanks for listening, and if you're enjoying the show, visit us on Buy Me A Coffee and support The Steve & Crypto Show: www.buymeacoffee.com/stevecrypto --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/steveandcryptoshow/message

1hr 4mins

4 Aug 2021

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John Brennan Talks Digital Transformation and Organizational Change

Operational Leaders

John Brennan spent nearly 25 years on the buy-side of the alternative investment management industry, include most recently 10 years as the Chief Technology Officer at Highfields Capital.  He now serves as the Chief Strategy Officer at Eze Castle Integration. John joined the podcast as our very first guest.  He returns in this episode to talk about integrating new technologies and the importance of first understanding the underlying business environment.  Along the way, John hits on a number of key topics, including the benefits of technology solutions and the advantage of using consulting firms to identify the best solutions, the importance of developing written technology plans that look to a firm’s future growth, and the need for guardrails when allowing employees to engage in their own coding projects. To learn more about John and his new firm, please visit the website for Eze Castle Integration. Finally, John updates us on some of the latest developments at AITEC, an organization that he co-founded to help technology professionals in the financial services field.  You can learn more about this organization by visiting the AITEC website. Thanks also to our sponsor, DiligenceVault, creators of the first two-sided digital ecosystem for asset managers and allocators.


7 Jul 2021

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Episode 002: Being Tromatized by John Brennan.

Butcher Bordello of Blood

This week your best friends Blade & Zach talk to John Brennan! John has worked with Troma and works on The Last Drive In with Joe Bob Briggs. Tune in Friday nights on Shudder to check out some of his musical work! We truly enjoyed talking to John and hearing his process. Check in with us as he discusses not only his life's work but also his pitch for "The grossest Dracula movie ever made."

1hr 14mins

17 May 2021

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John Brennan: Life Inside the CIA | SALT Talks #75

SALT Talks

John O. Brennan, served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 until January 2017, following a long career in U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism. As director, he was responsible for intelligence collection, analysis, covert action, counterintelligence, and liaison relationships with foreign intelligence services. Division among Americans on issues ranging from taxes to climate change creates opportunities for people and groups both foreign and domestic to weaken the United States’ standing in the world. Cyber tools have become more powerful in their ability to deceive and distort the truth. “They want to sow chaos and confusion here in the United States, really undermining our ability to fulfill our global responsibilities as well as to grow economically, politically and militarily.”—————————————————————————To learn more about this episode, including podcast transcripts and show notes, visit salt.org/talksModerated by Anthony Scaramucci. 


31 Mar 2021

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John Brennan says BIDEN WH will crush Trump insurgency with Homeland Security on Unleashed Jeremy Hanson

Unleashed Jeremy Hanson

John Brennan says Biden WH will crush Trump insurgency with Homeland Security.Nazi Propaganda blue print used now in USAGas tax to be raised according to Biden AdministrationRepublicans given warning by Lindsey GrahamAmericans to pay for international abort ionsHelp support the show at www.paypal.me/ujhlive

1hr 1min

21 Jan 2021

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458: John Brennan | An Undaunted Fight Against America's Enemies

The Jordan Harbinger Show

John Brennan (@JohnBrennan) served as the Director of the CIA from 2013 to 2017, and is the author of Undaunted: My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad. What We Discuss with John Brennan: The mechanics of being in charge of America's spy agency and dealing with international crises on a daily basis. How CIA officers are taught to question their assumptions and overcome confirmation biases to find facts in a field of deception. Why John argued for diversity within the CIA -- not to placate a liberal agenda, as his critics asserted, but to strengthen the agency's ability to operate effectively in a diverse world. How John was able to get a job at the CIA in spite of past hashish use, lying to his mother about going to church, and voting for a communist. The challenges of operating clandestinely in the digitally rich 21st century. And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/458 Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!

1hr 25mins

19 Jan 2021

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Rebroadcast: John Brennan's "Undaunted" with Samantha Power

Vital Interests Podcast

Host Karen J. Greenberg welcomed John Brennan and Samantha Power on October 15th to discuss Brennan's new book Undaunted: My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad. The full event can be watched on our website at CenterOnNationalSecurity.org/events. Vital Interests Podcast with Karen Greenberg is brought to you by the Center on National Security at Fordham Law.


17 Nov 2020