8 Essentials of an Effective Apology

A group if my friends were sitting around having a conversation tonight about needing to apologize but not wanting to or really even knowing what to say… Then the following article hit my Twitter feed… Connect with us on social media      FireBoss Realty would love to help you if you are looking for Homes for sale

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We’re Going Skydiving at Skydive Dallas… Wanna Go With Us?

That’s right… A perfectly good airplane and we’re jumping out of it!!! We’re going Skydiving at Skydive Dallas… Wanna Go With Us? I first mentioned this adventure last September in the post You’ll Be Seeing Less of Me In The Next Couple of Months – Accountability May Be Needed!!! Skydive Dallas is located in Whitewright, TX and

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Irving Cares Earns a 4-Star Rating

Congratulations to Teddy Story and Irving Cares for earning the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Here is the Dallas Morning Story by Deborah Fleck Irving Cares earns 4-star rating Irving Cares’ sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. It’s

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The Case for Implementing Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices – Part 4 – The Texas Fire Chief’s Association Best Practices Recognition Program – Why It Was Important For The Irving Fire Department

Yesterday we talked about what the Texas Fire Chief’s Association Best Practices Recognition Program is and discussed the tools that are available to help with organizing the workflow and filing the documents electronically. Today we’ll look at why the Best Practices Recognition Program was important for the Irving Fire Department. The TFCA Best Practices Recognition

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The Case for Implementing Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices – Part 3 – The Texas Fire Chief’s Association Best Practices Recognition Program – What Is It?

Yesterday we explored Everett Rogers theory of Diffusion of Innovation to get a handle on how innovations are accepted and adopted by social groups. Today we will look at what the Texas Fire Chief’s Association Best Practices Recognition Program is and tomorrow we will look at why it is important for your fire department to embrace.

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The Case for Implementing Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices – Part 2 – Change is Hard… So How Can We Use the Theory of Diffusion of Innovation to Help Us Improve?

Yesterday, we started by looking at a model for change that helps us understand our organizational past, where we are in the present and what our preferred future might look like if everything we did went RIGHT. (Click Here for Part 1) The TFCA Best Practices criteria provide a blue print to help us understand

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