Tag Archives: house fire

I wish

You know the old saying "sh%# in one hand, wish in the other and see which one fills up first"? Well, that's what today's post is about... my wishes.

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A “Learning Experience” …

If we are not learning every day, we are wasting our time. It's our duty to learn and evolve on or ahead of the same pace that the situations and challenges we face daily are. If we don't, we are destined to fail. It's an up hill battle and one that, at a minimum; requires dedication, determination, discipline and desire.

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“America’s Fire Captain?”

If you haven't heard, Dave's web site, Statter 911.com (which Rhett Fleitz created right after Al Gore invented the internet) is turning 8 years old. That's 8 years as a HUGE success in the Fire / EMS Blogging industry.

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Leadership vs. Management

I don't have to hear a bunch of bitching and crying when I say we have to do this or that. They know I wouldn't ask something of them unless it was necessary for one reason or another.

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“The Right Thing”

Doing "The Right Thing" isn't about me. It's not about making myself look better in the eyes of someone who may or may not even have a clue about "The Right Thing". It's not about impressing someone. It shouldn't be for you either. If it is ... then maybe you're missing the mark. Maybe you're NOT "Doing The Right Thing" after all. Maybe you're in the wrong place.

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The Family’s Heart felt “Thanks”

With his passing still heavy on her heart and mind, Todd's mother sat down yesterday to attempt to write "Thank You" cards. She was simply overwhelmed by the number of Firefighters and the distances they had traveled. It's a true testament to the "Brotherhood" we firefighters share and it never ceases to amaze me.

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