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Wake-up call, it's not all about you!

I know it sucks to hear, but we both know it's true. You might be insulted by the title of this post, or you might be thinking "this isn't news, why are you sending me this?"

The fact of the matter is, when we're this direct about it, it's obvious and makes sense. I'm sure we're in agreeance but now I want you to think, how easy is this to accept when we think our world is crashing around us?

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How Not to Get Burned as a Leader: Lessons from the Fire Service

I have been a firefighter since the age of 16 and it wasn't recently until I learned what the fire service has taught me revolving around being a leader, and who I am as a person.  I owe this blog to the men and women of the Farmville Fire Department for truly showing me what it means to be a leader, a follower, and a being apart of a team that means so much to me...

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Suddenly Fire Someone

There are some employees who make it past the first two weeks, then have a difficult time being good enough. The very first thought I have is that the end of the day, or the end of the week, most people want to go home feeling good about themselves. Very few people enjoy doing their job in a way which displeases co-workers or supervisors. So if an employee does the job incorrectly, it is probably due to lack of training, lack of communication, or even having too many bosses - also known as role corruption. They actually want to be competent.

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