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Paul Combs's Blog – October 2015 Archive (3)

HEADLESS LEADERSHIP



What is scarier, a headless horseman terrorizing a small New York farming village, or knowing that your proud department is ran by a headless leader? In this Halloween season of ghouls, goblins, ghosts, and Lady Gagas, perhaps we should look inward to our own demons and excise those who torment and haunt our hallowed bays. Leadership should be clear, concise, and…

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Added by Paul Combs on October 30, 2015 at 8:26am — No Comments

COMPLACENCY'S LITTLE ANGEL



Be afraid... be very afraid if this is your training program! Don't let the complacency monster grow within your agency. Be enthusiastic, be passionate, be creative, be proactive, and train, train, train.

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Added by Paul Combs on October 26, 2015 at 2:54pm — No Comments

ARE YOU SHEEPLE?

So, there you are browsing your favorite cat videos and fellow firefighters on Facebook (or, insert your preferred social media site here) when you come across an article or cell phone video where another fire department has had a call go terribly wrong. Cool, you say, as you watch in anticipation for that telling moment when you can judge without knowing all the…

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Added by Paul Combs on October 19, 2015 at 4:21pm — 2 Comments

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