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Jeremy Rebok's Blog – June 2014 Archive (3)

Versatility in Leadership

Today I want to talk about the importance of being “Versatile” as a Chief/Company Officer.  As I have said previously at several training sessions, it is important for officers to be in this job for the community and not yourself.  Training and education are very important in this business as positive reinforcement is key for the community to ensure they feel they are getting a good rate of return for your services.

Versatility is defined as an individual that has competency in many…

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Added by Jeremy Rebok on June 23, 2014 at 9:06am — No Comments

Your Passion = Your Drive To Succeed

Don't fall short of your professional goals...

Being subject to illicit leaders or co-workers that drag you down will be detrimental to your career. Those failing to realize they are the root problem are those who fail to own their attitude and ego.

It can be YOU that makes the positive change in your department, simply by reaching for your dreams, allowing your PASSION to take over. …

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Added by Jeremy Rebok on June 14, 2014 at 7:13am — No Comments

Leadership Complacency...Is There Such Thing?

Often times, the fire service talks about complacency in firefighters while operating during training evolutions and mitigating emergency incidents.  Fighting the complacency factor is critical in our business, while we must focus on safe operations reducing the critical factors of on the job injuries and deaths.  We continue to train at executing the basics and achieving proficiency, reaching for mastery in our craft.

We get so wrapped up in day to day activities, wanting to be the…

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Added by Jeremy Rebok on June 1, 2014 at 10:40am — 1 Comment

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