Decision Making Impacts Lives We all know that your decisions can impact you life. For me, this is personal. I knows first-hand the value of the sharing of information between people. I am now a retired military combat veteran; I am currently a helicopter EMS pilot where I transport gravely sick and injured patients by […]
When working in a Time Critical Decision-Making environment, the importance of clear and concise communication cannot be overstressed. “Communication clarification” is critical if you are unsure of what is happening around you or your situational awareness is low. Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning “to share”) is the activity of conveying meaning through a shared system […]
Even the smallest human error that seems innocent can have a profound impact on people’s lives. July 9th, 2001 changed everything. This is my story.
You are the squad leader of your local fire station. You receive a typical two-alarm call for a house fire three miles away. You and your six team members head out, as you were trained, to handle the situation. As you come upon the scene, you learn from a police officer that arrived five minutes […]