Archive for June2014

Videos on Peer Pressure

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Here are the videos from today’s FREE webinar for “10 Commandments for the Company Officer: Preparation”  These are about peer pressure. Share them and remember to do what’s right, not what’s easy. ‘Face the Rear’ http://youtu.be/U3Zh5p6w1nA ‘Asch Conformity Experiment’

Safety Week: It Takes Engagement

This week is Safety Week for the fire service and there will be a lot of slogans and banners posted on the numerous fire service websites.  We, as a profession, will blog and instruct on the importance of safety and the initiatives that are part of our fire service culture. These are all very important […]

The Stone and the Blade

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As many are preparing to make their way to FDIC or are already there, it is important to understand what our roles are as fire service instructors and leaders. Yes, you are both, whether you are an officer or not if you are helping to make the fire service better, you are a leader and […]

“Ice” Breakers

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I recently watched a short program about the large, powerful ships that break ice near the poles of Earth for other ships. These machines are enormous and create a phenomenal amounts of power. Some of the most powerful are powered by nuclear means and can break ice in the oceans and seas as thick as […]

The Flag, Brotherhood and a Trip Up North

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I recently had the distinct honor to present at the Alberta Fire Chiefs Conference in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. My experiences with our Canadian Brothers and Sisters the last two years has been simply awesome! The hospitality is second to none and everyone is always very friendly and they certainly don’t skimp on the food! […]