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Adult Development Theory

Adult Development Theory

April 30, 2020

Effective leaders grow the entire team, understanding that everyone has a significant role in achieving the team’s goals. So how will you grow your team when your organization contains

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Leader’s Problem Solving Model – Part 2

Leader’s Problem Solving Model – Part 2

March 31, 2020

If you have a situation that does not need immediate action, you can follow the Leader’s Problem Solving Model, LPSM. LPSM is a framework that takes behavioral theories and leader strategies

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Housewives of the LAFD – Renewal and Recharge

Housewives of the LAFD – Renewal and Recharge

March 31, 2020

Spring is here, and for many of us, it’s our favorite time of the year—a time of renewal and recharge! If you didn’t start at the New Year, it’s your second chance to make that attempt!

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Leader’s Problem Solving Model

Leader’s Problem Solving Model

February 29, 2020

Leader’s Problem Solving Model, LPSM, is what the LAFD Leadership Academy is all about. LPSM is a framework to take your knowledge and experience and use them to organize your thoughts to work

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One More on Power and Influence

One More on Power and Influence

January 31, 2020

Power and influence are two different entities deployed by an effective leader to achieve shared or common goals. Power is the ability to produce effects on others,

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Apparatus Showcase

Apparatus Showcase

January 31, 2020

Apparatus Designation —Truck 29
Shop Number—60737
Year—2009

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LAFD History – The Beginning of the Los Angeles Fire Department – 1886

LAFD History – The Beginning of the Los Angeles Fire Department – 1886

January 31, 2020

Frank’s Note: February is the month we celebrate the start of the Los Angeles Fire Department which is now 134 years ago. What a rich history we have.

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2019 LAFRA Open House

2019 LAFRA Open House

November 30, 2019

An open house is a situation in which all visitors are welcome. A perfect description of the spectacular event held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association’s

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Families Are Our Greatest Gift

Families Are Our Greatest Gift

November 30, 2019

As we are in the season of giving and receiving, let’s remember to always be thankful for the families that we have because they will always be the greatest gift we can ever receive!

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The Dark Side of Group Cohesion

The Dark Side of Group Cohesion

October 31, 2019

This second article on Group Cohesion Theory has been adapted by Dave Wagner from the LAFDLA presentation of Michael Ellington – LAPD retired.

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