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Step Up and LEAD

This group is a place for leaders in todays fire service to come and discuss "all things leadership"

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Members: 106
Latest Activity: Nov 7, 2019

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Inspirational Leadership 3 Replies

Do not put negative, condescending individuals who happen to be in leadership positions in the same category as you would real leaders. Strong leaders are not interested in blaming and criticizing;…Continue

Started by Frank Viscuso. Last reply by Heath Smith May 14, 2015.

Are you ready for a leadership role?

10 signs a person may not be ready to lead1. Can’t handle pressureLeaders are often admired. But they are also criticized, cut down and sometimes ridiculed. A true leader understands this and is able…Continue

Started by Frank Viscuso Jun 17, 2014.

Learning to Lead Others 4 Replies

As important as it is to understand what makes a good leader, it’s equally as important to understand why so many fail in leadership positions. Here is a quick list of some traits associated with…Continue

Tags: frank, viscuso, officer, development, lead

Started by Frank Viscuso. Last reply by Antiquefirelt Jan 27, 2014.

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Comment by Frank Viscuso on August 17, 2015 at 7:44pm
Comment by Frank Viscuso on June 19, 2015 at 9:25am
Comment by James Detweiler on December 19, 2014 at 4:26pm

is that something that I could attend?

Comment by Frank Viscuso on December 19, 2014 at 2:35pm

we are not too far from each other. Ill be presenting in New Haven on the second week in January.

Comment by James Detweiler on December 19, 2014 at 1:57pm
North Haven, Connecticut
Comment by Frank Viscuso on December 19, 2014 at 12:27pm

Welcome James. What department are you with?

Comment by James Detweiler on December 19, 2014 at 12:09pm

I so appreciate the posts here and look forward to joining the discussion as well as learning from your experience. I serve our Department as Chaplain and am looking to bring Leadership Development tools to our Department.

Comment by Ryan Torres on December 2, 2013 at 3:43pm

My book just shipped today! Excited to read it!

Comment by Jason Hoevelmann on May 12, 2013 at 2:00pm

I will visit here often. My next step is to buy the book : )  Great work and thanks for sharing.

Comment by Frank Viscuso on May 8, 2013 at 7:51am

Check out our discussion on Learning to Lead Others. What are your thoughts?


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