Archive for October2015

Fire and Training on Fire Engineering’s Blog Talk Radio

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            Cancer is the most dangerous and unrecognized threat to the health and safety of firefighters. Multiple studies have demonstrated the connection between firefighting and cancer. Join host Douglas Cline and a diverse group of fire service professions as they discuss the scary realities of firefighter cancer risks, their personal experiences, […]

We the Fire Service…

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We the Fire Service… We the Fire Service have a debt of gratitude. One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. I know that as a fire service member I have a large debt of gratitude to many people who have paved the way for me and others like […]

The Dynamics of Leadership: “Principles, Values and Skills” – Putting the Organization First.

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As I reflect back over the years in my career there is one lesson I remember that resinates from my mentors, “If you put the organization first, then your wants and ambitions will soon follow. But it is always about the orgainization first, your suborindates second and you are last.” Well I have to often […]