Hey, I am sorry, I hope all is well with you, Dig this....the other night at our chapter meeting they voted me as FOOL of the year and one of the perks is I am sponsered to attend the convention. So I talked to the wife and it looks like we will be heading that way. I am very excited.
Hows life? Been fishing at all
I know you've been in touch with the others, so I have stressed to much about calling. Mainly because the phone is ringing so much I can't hardly get a call out myself. I will call you tonight if I can. Thanks for being there.
I had a great time in Alaska but I ended up with pneumonia, it's been a rough couple weeks. But I'm finally standing upright. Here is that list of books you asked for I hope you enjoy them. If you have any you would like to suggest to me please send them my way.
Bobby Halton’s Reading list for the Deliberate Firefighter
Normal Accidents Living with High-risk Technologies by Charles Perrrow
Decision-Making: Risk Management, Systems Thinking and Situation Awareness by Alan McLucas
Quality leadership, Standards of Leadership Behavior by D*** Leatherman PhD
Decision-making Harvard Business Essentials subject adviser Alan J. Rowe
Critical Mass by Philip Ball
Deep Survival by Laurence Gonzales
The Field Guide to Human Error Investigations by Sidney Dekker
10 Questions about Human Error by Sidney WA Decker
Inviting Disaster, Lessons from the Edge of Technology by James R. Chiles
The Moral Compass by William J. Bennett
Working with Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goldman
The Structure of Awareness by D.W. Gottschalk
Just Culture by Sidney Dekker
Last Breath, The Limits of Adventure by Peter Stark
Leadership and Self-deception by The Arbinger Institute
Complexity, The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos by M. Mitchell Waldrop
Sources of Power by Gary Klein
Intuition at Work by Gary Klein
Leadership by Rudolph Giuliani
It's Your Ship by Michael Abrashoff
The ASTD Handbook of Training Design and Delivery
Principles of Fire Behavior by James G. Quintiere
Words that Work by Dr. Frank Luntz
Rickover by the Naval Institute press
A Plague on Your Houses by Dr. Deborah Wallace
Fighting Fire in the Age of Plastics by Dr. Deborah Wallace
Stoic Warriors, The Ancient Philosophy Behind the Military Mind by Sherman
The Drunkard's Walk, How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Moldinow
Sweet numbers. We've been busy until today. Been slow. Caught a job with the City last shift, had some fun. Tryin' out our new N.Y. Roof hooks. The City boys were'nt sure just what they were. After watching the damage they do, I think there interest was peaked a bit.
Hey Ben, Welcome to the Forum Brother :) What a great time last week huh? Hard to believe its been a week since you were in Seattle. I see you joined Chads group, look on my profile and Join the FOOLS Group. Take Care Ben....Later, Sven
PS Dont forget to email me, then I can give you my home email....stillloking for one of those XXL Grey Shirts!...lol
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