Fear of Change Hampers Our Ability To Progress in Technical Rescue

Having taught for some time, you realize fear of change is linked to the fear or feeling of not being able to perform that skill or method. You get so accustomed to performing the same skill set almost on auto pilot that the thought of losing that feeling...


MICHAEL R. DONAHUE is assigned to Rescue Company 1 in Elizabeth, NJ and is the owner and founder of Progressive Rescue.He holds the title of rescue specialist with New Jersey's Urban Search and Rescue Team (NJ-TF1) and he is actively teaching at Middlesex Fire academy and the Middlesex County College as their Fire Science Program Coordinator. He has taught as a HOT instructor at Firehouse Expo and is the Specialized Rescue Forum moderator for Firehouse.com. You can reach Michael by e-mail at progressiverescue@gmail.com.