We climb because they climbed. Are you a Texas, Oklahoma or Louisiana firefighter? September 11th 2011 will mark the tenth anniversary of 9/11. What will you be doing to honor your promise to Never…Continue
Tomorrow markes the 3rd anniversary of the passing of nine Charleston firefighters at what has become known as the Sofa Super Store fire. This incident was the inspiration behind my efforts to…Continue
A year or two ago I remember running across a study that involved several new sets of bunker gear that were sampled before (when still brand new) and after a structure fire (contaminated with…Continue
Perception is reality...and a large part of one's perception is based upon their environment... past, present and their expected future.
For example, if you are around positive people the majority of your life then you more than likely will have a bright outlook on things and most who cross your path will consider you to be a smiling optimist. Conversely, if you spend most of your time around people and situations that steep in negativity then you will probably share a life view…
RIDING BACKWORDS – September 2010
Generally speaking, an open door policy refers to the availability of management to any employee at any level. Open door policies allow employees to step outside the traditional boundaries created by the hierarchy of an organization – what we know as the chain of command. Open door policies permit employees to bring their concerns to the appropriate level they feel can provide the impetus necessary to resolve their issue. Our discussion will…Continue