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Paul Combs's Blog – February 2012 Archive (4)

MORE WITH LESS!



I am not sure if this cartoon is whimsical or prophetic, but it's a fact that we are all doing more with much, much less these days. Better limber up your toes, folks - they're going to be needed!

 

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Added by Paul Combs on February 23, 2012 at 1:26pm — 6 Comments

DOMINEERING THE MORALE

 

I hate bullies! Always have, always will. Unfortunately, this is a leadership trait of far too many company and chief officers. As I see it, there are fundamentally three types of supervisors:

Leaders: Their ability to motivate and empower firefighters to excel is their key to success. People enjoy working for leaders and they have the highest…

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Added by Paul Combs on February 14, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

FEBRUARY MAGAZINE CARTOON: Back To Basics

When the zero visibility crap hits the hot and smokey fan, it's your training that makes all the difference between life and death, success and failure. Technology is great, but there is NO substitute for knowing the basics in any fire service discipline, strategy, or skill. Train, train, train, and then train some more!!!…

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Added by Paul Combs on February 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — 11 Comments

THE FIRE LINE: Adjustment Period

I'm not here yet, but will be someday:) Once a firefighter, always a firefighter!!!



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Added by Paul Combs on February 10, 2012 at 2:14pm — 10 Comments

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