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  • Education

    Education

    Your passion is our purpose. We’d be honored to help you keep your school safe along the journey of making a difference in the lives of others.

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  • Emergency Services

    Emergency Services

    As many of our staff are fellow first responders, we live, respect and protect the emergency services community. We’ve suited up to help protect you from the risks you face during your mission to save lives.

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  • Healthcare

    Healthcare

    We care for the caregivers. Together, we can help keep your facility, patients and residents out of harm’s way.

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  • Public Entities

    Public Entity

    Feeling risky? You don’t have to. We’re here to help you protect your municipality, water district or other public entity from the risks it faces.

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  • Religious

    Religious

    We want to help empower your passion and inspire others. Find out how to keep your religious organization a safe and welcoming place for all.

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Welcome to the Passion Project!

We see you. Out there, every day, pursuing your dreams and making strides in your industry. The Passion Project Blog is designed to celebrate people just like you—and to create an encouraging, inspiring place for you to find everything you need to pursue your professional passions more successfully and safely. We hope you’ll get lost in our stories, find value in our tips and put our strategies to good use. We’ve broken things down by industry so you can focus on what matters most to you.
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Religious

Best practices for employee and volunteer background checks
By Mary Carder on February 13, 2020

It may seem in poor taste to require background checks for volunteers and employees, but to protect your community, background checks are essential.

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Public Entity

Work smarter, not harder: 8 innovative ways cities can use drones
By Richie Almeida, Marketing on February 6, 2020

Cities use drones to help with operations—and for good reason. Learn 8 innovative ways drones are being used to increase efficiency and possibilities.

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Healthcare

A starter’s guide to physician credentialing
By Mary Carder on January 30, 2020

Credentialing is an involved but crucial process that helps ensure only the most qualified medical professionals practice at your healthcare facility.

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Emergency Services

Is your emergency service organization telling the right story?
By Bri Burkhart, Marketing on January 23, 2020

How fire departments can harness the power of storytelling to inspire action and best practices to build an effective message.

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Education

Feeling blue? 3 ways to help combat wintertime depression
By Richie Almeida, Marketing on January 16, 2020

Are you experiencing symptoms of seasonal affective disorder? Consider these 3 techniques to help lift your mood and make positive changes.

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Religious

How to develop a security program for your worship center
By Mary Carder on January 9, 2020

Security has become a hot topic for all faiths, but the process of implementing new measures can be overwhelming. Keep these three steps in mind.

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Public Entity

New year, better budget
By Lindsey Elias, Marketing on January 2, 2020

A carefully thought out budget can positively impact your community. Consider these 3 tips to help stretch your budget and save more money in the long run.

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Healthcare

Self-care for Caregivers: are you really being attentive?
By Lindsey Elias, Marketing on December 19, 2019

Self-care is vitally important, especially for those working in the healthcare field. These 10 tips could be critical steps to avoiding burnout.

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Emergency Services

How an innovative Montana fire station is inspiring change
By The VFIS Team on December 16, 2019

The station has a dedicated focus on holistic health and wellness — unprecedented (but greatly needed) across the industry.

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Emergency Services

The chilling truth about the winter blues
By The VFIS Team on December 12, 2019

If you're experiencing more than the winter blues, you could be one of the half a million people in the U.S. suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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