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February 2020 Blog Posts (6)

Ownership vs. The Virtual Tour

Ownership vs.

The Virtual Tour

            In the fire service, like any business today, Chief’s/Administration…


Added by Jeremy Sanders on February 29, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

Perspective: The Difference Between Winning or Losing at Leadership


Added by Jeremy Sanders on February 27, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Fireman’s Guide to Main Street: 5 Buildings to Know: Part One: The Old House

Lex Shady & Chris Tobin

There is a quote that we believe represents the vast majority of the fire service concerning buildings; it reads,

“Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the range of our visual ray, because it does not come within the range of our intellectual ray.” Thoreau, Henry

Simply put, we all see buildings, but few understand what they’re actually looking at. That’s a problem, a really…


Added by Alexis Shady on February 27, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

Where is the WHY?

Where is the WHY?

It’s Not Just Millennial’s That Want to Know


One of the most frustrating things that anyone…


Added by Jeremy Sanders on February 25, 2020 at 12:31pm — No Comments

The Irons: Forcible Entry & Door Control

The Irons: Forcible Entry & Door Control

Besides the standard ensemble of turnout gear, box light, SCBA, and a radio, it is expected for firefighters to dismount their apparatus upon arrival with the essential tools of the trade (TIC, Can, etc.) with an objective and goal in mind. Typically, this includes a set of irons which tend to be placed off to the side once a fortified door has been forced.

With the door…


Added by AB Turenne on February 22, 2020 at 3:30am — No Comments

3 (Good) Reasons to Change in 2020

In my last blog post I talked about some of the poor reasons we use to avoid change.  This month I’d like to talk about the other side of that coin.  

What are some of the good reasons for embracing change in…


Added by John Lightly on February 3, 2020 at 7:00am — No Comments

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