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  • Food For Thought about Promotional Testing

    08-17-10 -- “When compared to how promotions are handled in the U.S., I believe that the UK’s system provides greater objectivity, consistency, and standardization across the departments. A firefighter or an officer in London wanting to join the fire department in Manchester, … Read More >

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  • Three Core Principles for Bringing About Effective Change

    08-16-10 -- “Through all the years I’ve been working, I watched how well people talk about change, but when it comes down to really making it happen, they don’t have much success and rarely investigate why change fails. From my observations and … Read More >

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  • Washington State Labor and Management Join Forces to Master Change

    02-08-10 -- Fire and emergency services departments across Washington State and throughout America are facing unprecedented challenges to maintain services under the toughest financial constraints in our memory. Budget woes are the most visible of concerns, however, below the surface, departments are … Read More >

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  • Mastering Change in The Fire ServiceTM Exceeds Expectations!

    12-09-08 -- On November 11 and 12, FIRE 20/20 held its first Mastering Change in The Fire Service workshop at Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services training academy in Rockville, Maryland. Montgomery Country participated as well as NIH Fire Department, Frederick County … Read More >

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  • Mastering Change in the Fire ServiceTM

    10-09-08 -- “The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.” Abraham … Read More >

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