The stoic does not overreact but, with practice, traditionally challenging responses become instinctual and habitual.
The time to prepare for a promotion is not once the job announcement is published but long before.
Early detection before the fire can really set itself deep within the “hog fuel” pile is the first step.
People do not like to be told how to act, but if we provide them with a positive environment, they will find pride and motivation through their own purpose and why.
While new technology is important, it's meaningless if it doesn't work or you have poor radio communication habits.
Although firefighters “state” their priorities are work, family and good health, they are beginning to recognize their day-to-day behaviors do not support their priorities in life.
How can firefighters expect building occupants to take fire alarms seriously if they give occupants the impression that they don’t?
What is the perception of your fire department within your community?
One of the most valuable tools for a high-fidelity leader to use in personal development is the 360 evaluation.
Fear of repercussions and shame kept me from sharing my story, but I did not quit. I am no longer ashamed.