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Tagged With: Firefighting

Psychology of Motivations

At last weeks book signing in London I read a passage about one of the most traumatic days of my firefighting career form my book ‘Firefighting from within’. The chapter is called ‘Psychology of Motivations’ and you can see it on this months video blog (vlog). To learn more you can check out my book “Firefighting from within”, meanwhile … Continue reading »

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Fighting More Than Fire: Firefighters Battling Cancer and Heart Attacks

Firefighters face a much higher risk of heart attacks when battling a blaze — up to 100 times the normal rate — and are more likely to be struck while performing less-strenuous tasks, like cleaning up debris from a fire. But heart attacks are not the only health threat plaguing firefighters — fire service personnel … Continue reading »

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Giving back to the international community

Before I retired from the London Fire Brigade as a firefighter last year, I was doing some travelling and preparing for what to do next. During my travels I thought “why not give back to the world by sharing my knowledge and skills in a developing country”. On my travels last year I was in … Continue reading »

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My life and my profession

As 2015 dawned I reflected on my life and my profession. Two thoughts kept coming to my mind — What did being a firefighter mean to me  and what inspired me to begun this career? Just before leaving school I always wanted to be a firefighter. It was my desire  to serve the people, especially in … Continue reading »

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