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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 article featured in 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 8: Taking A Deeper Look At Comeback Stories & Overcoming Past Failures

In the eighth episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, Michael and Greg will continue a discussion of comeback stories that we started in Episode 7 of our series. For this edition of the podcast, we will explore the topic of making a comeback in greater detail as well as look at strategies for leaving past failures behind us.

Listen to Episode 8

In this episode, Michael Kanai leads us on further exploration of making a comeback and overcoming failure points that we have experienced in our lives.

Episode 7: Exploring Comeback Stories & Making Positive Changes

In this episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, we will be looking at comeback stories and how people can take the steps toward making positive change in their lives. Michael will be sharing a few comeback stories with Greg and how those can take shape. Michael will also be examining some of the hurdles that can get in the way of the effort to author our own comeback story.

Listen to Episode 7

Through this episode, we place the spotlight on comeback stories and what it takes to write your own comeback story. Michael Kanai, the Corporate Chaplain for the ES Community, leads us through a discussion of the topic.

Episode 6: Building & Maintaining Family Relationships While On The Road

In this episode of the You Don’t Have To Stand Alone Podcast, Michael and Greg will be exploring some of the challenges that trucking professionals can face when it comes to building and maintaining strong family relationships, especially when we consider the time so many professional drivers have to spend away from home. Michael notes a few key areas of focus, including good communication with family members, that can help in both building and maintaining relationships with your family.

Listen to Episode 6

During this episode, you will hear Michael Kanai, the Corporate Chaplain for the ES Community, review a number proven approaches that can help trucking professionals with their family relationships.

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: Meeting the Challenges of Being on the Road

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 keys to maintaining 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 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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