I was watching a Simon Sinek “Ted Talks” motivational video on Leadership. He spoke on something that opened my eyes, he said “why do we do it?”
Instantly my brain adjusted to referencing how that statement could apply to me as well as the people I work with and more importantly the people we serve. I first started with why I became a Firefighter.
Why did I become a Firefighter? Such an odd question that when asked many of us are seemingly caught off guard and can’t describe…Continue
Posted on June 11, 2018 at 10:32pm
Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) International is considered by many in the Fire Service as “the Greatest Show on Earth.” This is a place where Chiefs, Leaders, Aspiring Leaders, Firefighters and all walks of life in Emergency Services come to learn, network and more importantly get their batteries recharged.
Batteries Recharged? This got me thinking…
As I walked through the show room and the halls and took in every second of everything I could that was offered…Continue
Posted on May 2, 2018 at 11:58am
Almost 20 years since the day you first started this, you used to say to yourself “I can’t wait to get on the job.” Years of mental stress, physical stress, time away from family and lost friendships over Fire House politics have taken their toll on you. You ask yourself “has this become a job?”
In every fire house across America there is someone just like you, someone who has lost their motivation, lost their desire…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2017 at 11:17am