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LAFD HISTORY – Los Angeles Fire Department Volunteers – Then and Now

LAFD HISTORY – Los Angeles Fire Department Volunteers – Then and Now

August 1, 2020

Frank’s Note: The Los Angeles Fire Department started with individual groups of volunteer firemen in the city that was starting to grow. In 1886 those volunteers became members of the LAFD a paid

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Housewives of the LAFD: Mind over Matter – Finding What Really Matters

Housewives of the LAFD: Mind over Matter – Finding What Really Matters

August 1, 2020

When we talk about matters of importance, it may be about health, family, finances, or security for the future. How much do we live our daily lives really focusing on such?

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LAFD Leadership Academy: Servant Leadership II

LAFD Leadership Academy: Servant Leadership II

July 31, 2020

When you became a leader did you sit down and write out your leadership philosophy? In the Marine Corps, when one comes into command they take a weeklong course on how to be a commander,

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LAFD Leadership Academy: Adult Development Theory II

LAFD Leadership Academy: Adult Development Theory II

May 31, 2020

Today’s workplace is intergenerational. People must work together and lead others that are older, younger, different, and unique from themselves. Studies reveal that people raised

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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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