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You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast

ES is collaborating with the Corporate Chaplains of America (CCA) on a new podcast series that is being developed exclusively for the ES Community. The You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast is hosted by Michael Kanai, who was selected by CCA to serve as the Corporate Chaplain for the ES Community. Michael is being joined on the podcast by Greg Thompson, the Executive Producer of the PodWheels Network.

Through the podcast series, Michael and Greg will be focused on exploring a wide range of topics of interest to the ES Community. Each time that we release a new podcast in the series, we will send an email to ES Community members noting the specific topic that we will be addressing in that episode. The email will include a link to this page.

To learn more about Michael click here to read the Spotlight.

If you have a topic that you would like to see Michael cover during the series or, if you have a question for Michael, you can send an email by clicking here.

If you would like to read and learn more about Corporate Chaplains of America, ES invites you to visit the CCA website by clicking here.

Episode 5: The Benefits Of Making & Having Friends

In this episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, we will be focusing on friendship. We’ll be exploring the benefits of having friends, particularly for professional drivers as you spend a great deal of time away from home. We will also talk about the challenges that can be found when making friends and maintaining those relationships. In addition, we will look at how you can rekindle old friendships and maintain those going forward. As a reminder, the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast is a series that has been developed exclusively for the ES Community.

Listen to Episode 5

In this episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, Michael and Greg will be exploring the benefits of having friends, particularly for professional drivers as you spend a great deal of time away from home.

Episode 4: Building & Maintaining Strong Family Relationships

In the fourth episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, Michael is joined once again by Greg Thompson, the Executive Producer of the PodWheels Network. Michael and Greg will be exploring the importance of building and maintaining strong family relationships within an industry where the career demands call us to spend a considerable amount of time on the road.

Listen to Episode 4

In this episode, we’ll be talking about the value of building and maintaining your family relationships and meeting the challenges that are unique to the trucking industry.

Episode 3: Strategies For Information Overload

In the third episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, Michael is joined once again by Greg Thompson, the Executive Producer of the PodWheels Network. Michael will be talking with Greg about the information overload that exists in today’s world with the variety of news outlets and social media platforms. Michael shares strategies on how to stay informed without getting consumed by the information.

Listen to Episode 3

In this segment, we will be talking about the information overload that exists in today’s world with the variety of news outlets and social media platforms. Michael shares strategies on how to stay informed without getting consumed by the information.

Episode 2: Strategies For Maintaining Strong Mental Health

In the second episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, we examine some of the main pressure points that can have an impact on your mental health and outlook – especially when you are out on the road. As a reminder, the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast is a series that has been developed exclusively for the ES Community. In the this episode, Michael will be talking with Greg about some of the main emotional stress challenges that professional drivers can face while you are out on the road. Michael discusses the importance of developing approaches in our daily activities that can help to make life a little smoother when you are on and off the road.

Listen to Episode 2

In this segment, Michael Kanai, the Corporate Chaplain for the ES Community, talks about five of the main challenges that can impact our mental health – both on the road and at home. Michael also discusses approaches that can ease the stress when you encounter these challenges.

Episode 1: Introducing The You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast

Listen to Episode 1

In the debut episode of the series, we spend some time getting to know Michael Kanai, the Corporate Chaplain for the ES Community. You’ll hear Michael talk about his background and his work as part of Corporate Chaplains of America. Michael also discusses his connections with the trucking industry and what he’s learned since becoming part of the ES Community.

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