Archive for August2015

A Unique look at one Fire Service Attitude – Pole Vaulting over Mouse Pooh

            Listen in on some thoughts as Chief Doug Cline explores some of the attitudes that are presenting themselves in the fire service world today.  

Translating Modern Research into Today’s Fire Attack

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A training opportunity…

Mentoring Moment: Reaching the Peak Performance Zone

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Have you ever wondered how certain leaders in the fire service reach such success and stay there?  What is their secret? Well it is simple…find what you do well and keep doing it! This is how you reach peak performance in what is known as your strength zone.  Sounds simple, well wait a minute, it […]

Shaping the Future “Creating Leaders in our Youth” Part III

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Knowledge is PowerÂ… Share It !!! This statement is often used by many including myself. So what does it truly mean? It means that you will freely give of your knowledge and wisdom to others withholding nothing. It never fails, I will see a leader of an organization trying to hold information and knowledge from […]

Shaping the Future “Creating Leaders in our Youth” Part II

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In Doug Cline’s previous posting: Shaping the Future “Creating Leaders in our Youth”  Part I he ended the with a question, “So officers are you shaping the fire serviceÂ’s future?” Here’s his latest installment. I hope this prompted fire officers to intra-inspect themselves to see if they were shaping the fire serviceÂ’s future. I further hope this generated […]

Penwell Group Advisory Board

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Passion is what makes a difference.  The Pennwell Advisory Group has a strong passion to make the fire service better.  Make sure you check out the Fire Engineering.com and the FireRescue Magazine/FirefighterNation.com websites and magazines.  If you are not reading these two magazines and web sites you are missing alot!

Shaping the Future; “Creating Leaders in our Youth” Part I

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As we quickly approach a time when much of the fire service leadership will be retiring we are destine to face the loss of great leadership in the fire service. This could prove to be a tragedy for our profession or we can make it a positive bench mark. A lot is going to depend […]