Archive for April2010

The FDIC Experience: Returning Home

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For the next four long hours I felt like I was in a scene from “The Terminal” — the movie about an eastern immigrant stuck living in the airport with nowhere to go and unable to leave because he had no country to return to, and therefore no official citzenship anywhere.

Tiger’s Weekly Twitter Updates for 2010-04-25

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I wear my love for the American Flag on my sleeve, and other places: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tigerschmittendorf/sets/72157623885213092/ # One more day before Indy. # @FireCritic I think both of you want to relocate to WNY… # Upcoming Epic Event! http://bit.ly/bcC1DU # @FireCritic I thought I heard the roar of the crowd… # @FireCritic Seems kinda sudden #

Live, from Indianapolis, it’s Saturday Morning!

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Join Snyder NY Chief Tom Merrill and I for a live broadcast from the show floor of FDIC on Saturday-April 24 from 9:30-10:30am CST. We’ll be special guests of FireCritic Rhett Fleitz and FireDaily John Mitchell — hosts of the new hit Internet talk show series: FirefighterNetcast. We’ll be discussing my FDIC presentation, my www.runtothecurb.com project and the importance […]

Tiger’s Weekly Twitter Updates for 2010-04-11

My so-called "smart clock" sprang ahead last night after we did that manually a few weeks ago. Not so smart. Up an hour early. Happy Easter! # Worked on some new firefighter/soldier recruitment designs til 2am. It's almost an official obsession. # @theHappyMedic Very cool. See you there. Presenting Thursday AM. # @chebert13 Count me […]

Going to the Show! See You in Indy.

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I hope to see all of my loyal followers (both of them) at FDIC in a few short weeks. I’ll be presenting “From the X-Box to the Box Alarm” on Thursday-April 22, 2010 at 10:30am in Room 127-128. There’s room for 308 of my closest, most personal friends so there’s really no excuse for not joining […]

@FireRECRUITER: Recruiting in a Gray Area

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My helmet is off to the folks in the Syosset NY Fire Department for recognizing 40+ aged recruits as a viable part of the solutions to our recruitment and retention challenges. Age is Nothing But a Number at Syosset Fire Dept. Joining later in life is becoming more the norm   The approach and image of […]