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Alternate Posting Location: Human Business Way Podcast Episode 89

I had an opportunity to talk about the challenges and rewards of the EMS profession as well as the great accomplishments and inspirations of Everyday EMS Athletes on episode 89 of the Human Business Way podcast. Chris Brogan, the podcast host and New York Times bestselling author, did a great job of asking me questions […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Reminders and Resources from our Friends

Stephanie Limmer had been posting about her journey through EMT school. In a final post she reminds us that often the most difficult part of EMT or paramedic training is balancing all of the other responsibilities we have outside of class. Sometimes students stay in class way too long, further exacerbating home and work problems, […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Dare to be Different

Contrast is one of the main topics of , the new book by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith. In one of my November columns for EMS1.com I explore contrast in EMS. Dare to be Different Creating Contrast in EMS.

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Creating Contrast for your Efforts, Ideas, and Causes

I am reading a reviewers copy of the , a new book from Chris Brogan and Julien Smith that will be available on October 25 (you can pre-order a copy now which I highly recommend). The Impact Equation is about building a platform and ensuring that your ideas, efforts, and causes get the distribution and […]

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Book Review: Google+ for Business by Chris Brogan

Google+ is Google’s foray into social networking and how to use it for business is the topic of  by marketing expert and social media evangelist Chris Brogan. In the book, which I read on my Kindle Fire, Chris overviews Google+ with a focus on business. Considering the challenge of writing a book during the infancy of the […]

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Book Review: Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain

How I went from gang member to multimillionaire entrepreneur by Ryan Blair. For reasons not totally clear or obvious to me a book publicist sent me (Amazon Affiliate link) by Ryan Blair. Because I am generally interested in business and self-improvement books I decided to give the book a read. Attitude, Determination, and Influential People […]

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3 Words for 2011 – Present, Wellness, Dedication

I have three words that are guide posts for my personal and professional development in 2011. My words are: 1. Present. I strive to be present in my online, phone, and face to face conversations in 2011. I strive to be fully present during time with my children. Part of being present will be untethering […]

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Finding Work with Social Media

In 2009 I have gone all in with social media. The connections I have made have led to a podcast (EMSEduCast.com), a new live online EMS education training program (EMSBootCamp.com), and a new website (PIOSocialMediaTraining.com). Together these projects have broadened my audience and exponentially expanded my network. They are also becoming a small and growing […]