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David Rhodes's Blog – August 2014 Archive (3)

Hump Day SOS - Losing Our Experts

Losing Our Experts

A few years back you had your engine guys and your truck guys. You had the guy in the department that was the expert in friction loss and nozzle flow. You had your expert in elevators. You had your guy that knew how to write the truck specifications. The go to guy in forcible…

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Added by David Rhodes on August 27, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Hump Day SOS - The Orginal Mission

To Save Lives and Property

Usually nothing is better than the original and that holds true with mission statements. Departments all over have severely missed the mark by a compelling desire to outdo each other with prolific works that are turned into posters and plaques.…

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Added by David Rhodes on August 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Hump Day SOS - New Culture Puts Customers # 2

"Our customers are #2" Are you kidding me!!!!!!

I had a long conversation with a friend of mine yesterday who is currently working on his fire science degree. He told me one of his professors made the statement that the fire service…

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Added by David Rhodes on August 13, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

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