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Paul Combs's Blog – December 2010 Archive (3)

IS THE CIRCUS IN TOWN?

 

Yes, these are all real life head-lines inspired from this past year! As if public relations wasn't hard enough, we invite this mayhem into our lives and firehouses with our own actions. Trust me, after years in the news industry I can tell you that a head-line speaks volumes towards public perception (after all, who reads or listens to the story, right?).…

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Added by Paul Combs on December 31, 2010 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

DECEMBER MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION

Leaders: Why should we expect to retain the quality people we have if we don't give them a reason to stay? Your people are your most valued asset - train them, motivate them, and give them the gift of fulfillment that only the fire service can give! If not, then don't be surprised when…

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Added by Paul Combs on December 14, 2010 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

SCROOGED!



As I was reading Dickens' A Christmas Carol last week, it came to me that the lessons learned in this classic tale apply to many facets of life - especially in the fire service. And just as the three ghost that haunted Ebeneezer Scrooge that Christmas Eve opened his eyes to what was, is, and will be, so could they warn… Continue

Added by Paul Combs on December 8, 2010 at 8:58am — 12 Comments

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