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Strategic Planning

New competition, new regulations, new markets, opportunities for growth and expansion, the need to properly downsize, or just a need to regroup and become more efficient and effective…regardless of the situation you’re facing, the key to success is proper EMS strategic planning.
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Community Marketing

Community Awareness MarketingSM public relations, community outreach, call it whatever you want but if you don’t do it…consistently…you’re not getting the visibility and support you need.

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Speaking & Seminars

Looking for someone to inspire or teach your crew?  Look no further.
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Executive Coaching

Need help figuring out how to more efficiently run your EMS service? Take your service to the next level and crush the competition.
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Wading Into Chaos Inside the Life of a Paramedic

Paramedics and EMTs are the front line of the world’s emergency medical system and serve as eyewitnesses to some of life’s most precious and equally most tragic moments. WADING INTO CHAOS, written by a veteran paramedic (Bob Holdsworth), gives you a first hand, real life glimpse inside the chaotic world of Emergency Medical Services. Ride along and experience the emotions, the frustration, the sadness and the dark humor that accompanies responding to fatal car crashes, 14-year-old suicides, inner city gang violence, train accidents, med-e-vac helicopter landings, and the forgotten elderly who just need someone to talk to.

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Strategic Planning

Hope is not a plan. Today’s changing market demands focus, forward thinking and definitive action. We can help you create a customized Success Plan for your agency.

Community Marketing

Are you finally ready to get the recognition your department deserves? Learn how to properly market and promote yourself.

Speaking & Seminars

Fresh ideas presented in an interesting and engaging way. Guaranteed !

Executive Coaching

Personalized one on one coaching where I hold you hand and do all the work. you just stand there and look pretty.

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So, how was the first half of this year for you?  Challenges? New competition?  Budget and staff issues?  It is important for all leaders to take time to reflect on what's going well and what didn't during the last 12 months.  We all get caught up working IN our...

Develop more depth on the bench.

Over the last several months a recurring topic has been surfacing more and more among both clients and the attendees that have been in my seminars. Both Chiefs of Service and Board of Director members are making similar statements: “I’m not going to be in this...

EMS is a business…my bad!

I realize that just my title has already pissed off some people…my bad.  However upset you might be, the truth of the matter is that EVERY EMS organization is a business regardless of size or structure. Municipal fire departments, hospital based services, investor...

Wading Into Chaos – Inside the Life of a Paramedic

 

A glimpse into the Life of a Paramedic

Paramedics and EMTs are the front line of the world’s emergency medical system and serve as eyewitnesses to some of life’s most precious and equally most tragic moments.

WADING INTO CHAOS, written by a veteran paramedic (Bob Holdsworth), gives you a first hand, real life glimpse inside the chaotic world of Emergency Medical Services. Ride along and experience the emotions, the frustration, the sadness and the dark humor that accompanies responding to fatal car crashes, 14-year-old suicides, inner city gang violence, train accidents, med-e-vac helicopter landings, and the forgotten elderly who just need someone to talk to.

What Readers Think

 

 

Bob…I love the layout, the chapter titles and the ease of reading…My wife loved it too and wants to read it…and was impressed with the bond between you and your family.  

Abdullah Rehayem

Former Director, Massachusetts OEMS

An incredible walk through your experiences and lessons, and I could certainly identify with the strains put on personal relationships, family and friends all in the name of caring for others. A recommended read for anyone and everyone who has found a calling in putting others first, the risks it takes to do so, (which most folks never understand) and the irresistible pull on the heart that EMS brings to ones life. Thank you Bob…

Glad to see someone sharing what we see… January 7, 2013

JBurgEMT

 just finished reading your book. As a former military medic, a 30+ year law enforcement career and EMT, I can say that your “kiss and tell” book is an exceptional read for both the curious and the seasoned Medic

Leo

Medic

I just finished reading your book. Great stuff!
I have been working in EMS since 1978 (and have been a paramedic since 1980). Your stories bring a lot of those memories you talked about rushing back in my collective memory. I work for a rural service in Central Missouri and I haven’t been involved with “Gun and Knife Clubs” like my colleagues in the cities but I have seen my share of action and can relate to many of the same stories you wrote about. I also have 2 sons, one is 32 and the other is 30 and like you, I wish I had spent more time with them while they were young. EMS is indeed hard on marriages and interpersonal relationships. I have been very lucky to have a wife, my best friend stand by me through thick and thin for the last nearly 34 years. There were trying times but she has been my rock and she has steered me toward keeping some balance in my life.
Thanks for your service to your community and EMS. And thank you for writing an excellent book!

Charles P.

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