Billy Schmidt
  • Loxahatchee, FL
  • United States
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Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
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Battalion Chief / Division Chief
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Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
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Trickle-Down Customer Service

Posted on July 21, 2012 at 6:00am 3 Comments

Every organization serves customers. Retail stores, governments, hospitals and restaurants they all serve customers, both internally and externally. So, shouldn’t meeting the needs of all of their customers be a top priority? Trickle-down service may be the most effective way to serve everyone.

Fire departments, like other organizations, are trying to make their way…


Our Brain Matters

Posted on July 9, 2012 at 5:18pm 0 Comments

Our brain is powerful and mysterious. It performs simple, routine tasks everyday. It can create entertaining music and art, construct compelling stories, and solve intricate problems and equations. Weighing in at approximately 3 pounds, our brain is our most important asset.

Here’s some “thought-provoking” points about the brain from Laura Helmuth in the July/August…


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At 9:21am on January 28, 2010, Ray Gayk said…
Hey Billy,

How are things going? It's crazy over here right now. Hope to see you in March. Take care.

At 5:27pm on September 8, 2009, Tiger Schmittendorf said…
Hey Billy -

Thanks for the friend request and the compliment on my "real" talk blogs. I try my best to write in a conversational style that everyone can understand but that stretches their thought process and their imaginations just enough to get them thinking - and moving forward.

Stay safe. Train often.

PS - "Loxahatchee" --- and I thought Schmittendorf was hard to pronounce... LOL
At 6:30am on February 19, 2009, Leo Cartwright said…
Hi there Bill; Leo from Australia, Paramedic; Welcome to FFN hope U enjoy the site and gather many friends during your stay. If you read my profile and think that I am suited; please feel free to add me to your collection of FFN friends.
I also collect Patches and badges; If U are interested and If U send me your postal address via my Email I will post you one of my State Ambulance Service Badge, (patch) for exchange of one of your service patches,
My Email is (LECAR1@BIGPOND.NET.AU) and/or my address is:-
Leo Cartwright J.P. 246 Kay Street; TRARALGON; Victoria; Australia; 3844

Cheers Leo
At 1:15am on February 18, 2009, Fireyladd - Retired Chief Sharp said…
Billy, welcome to the Nation. Glad to dropped in to join. Lots to do, read and become involved with here. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. You will get out of this what you put into it. Your involvement here is important to us all. Have fun and look around.'

Chief William Sharp
Southern Oregon Coast

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