Category Archives: Technology & Communications

Talking About CRM

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The basics of crew resource management have day-to-day implications for the improvement of our work product as well as in maintaining a safe environment.

I Am A Bully

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With the pull of a trigger, we can launch down an irrevocable path with unbelievable repercussions.

Technology Brings Us Together

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The thought of having such accessibility to others is always fascinating to me.

We Try Harder

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“Zero defects” is a pretty lofty goal, but in our business, zero defects may be the difference between life and death.

The Capacity Building Exercise To Change All Exercises

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The KSAs we need to emphasize are our greater connection throughout the entire emergency services industry, how we need to get past the things that divide us and unite about things we can agree on and change.

Haters Need Not Apply

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It’s just become a norm of our victim society that it’s okay to be self-righteous and it’s okay to go after anyone who doesn’t think like us.

How Far Outside Your Box? Frontiers Around You

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Anyone who demonstrates an obsession for the status quo and fails to think about the future with an open mind is only setting the table for their eventual obsolescence.

Technology Assessment

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Our organization is really embracing some new concepts right now in an effort to improve capability. Sometimes these ideas work and sometimes they do not. But the act of trying these things out are learning opportunities in themselves.

Congratulations!

Well, it appears that Dave and Chris have pulled off another amazing venture.  I just spent the better part of an hour (with work waiting patiently on my desk) checking out the new FireEMSBlogs.com site with direct links to some of my favorite bloggers, as well as a few I have wanted to check out but […]

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Michael "Mick" Mayers

Battalion Chief with Hilton Head Island (SC) Fire and Rescue and an Emergency Response Coordinator with the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System Incident Response Coordination Team.

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