Upon us is the beginning of spring. Typically, a common time to do some “spring cleaning”. In the months leading up, work begins to pile up, the office looks like an F5 tornado came through, and potentially important work gets buried beneath the mounds of paperwork and clutter. Whether you’re a c
It’s no wonder that with the constant barrage of marketing strategies on social media platforms that certain members of the fire service would find a way to capitalize on this resourceful tool. In 2017, we saw a significant rise in third party training groups on our social media sites. This has be
I’ve flown over 70,000 miles since January of 2017. I’ve seen the inside of 54 planes and listened to 54 flight attendants unenthusiastically brief me on the safety features of the plane.
“Welcome aboard and thank you for flying Delta. Our first priority on every flight is safety. Before we de
Those of us who strive to be servant and service leaders invest a great deal of our time in elevating the professional stature of those who surround us, whom we respect and value. How common is it to hear, “I’m so proud of Firefighter Blanton from my shift! He’s been working for me since last year
The ISFSI Fall Instructor Development Conference is both a rewarding part of my job and a challenging pain! Every year leading up to the conference I beat my head on the wall and repeat “I will never do this event again.” The logistical nature of running this conference becomes so overwhelming and