Archive for January2016

ESCAPe 2016 Conference

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            Join Chiefs Bobby Halton, Doug Cline and Chris Naum at the 2016 ESCAPe Conference February 24-28, 2016 at Pipestem State Park.  You will not want to miss these dynamic presentations and training.

Fire and Training Show With Chief Doug Cline

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Join Chief Doug Cline and guests Dr.Burton Clark and Chief Chris Naum  as they have a president discussion on the need for a paradigm shift in the fire service. Join in on Wednesday January 27, 2016 at 7:30pm on Fire Engineering’s Blog Talk Radio.  

26th Annual Les Lukert Conference

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26th Annual Les Lukert Conference

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The Benefits of Leader Schizophrenia

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  Having multiple personalities at work is not usually considered to be a good thing. But think about the benefits of having the ability to shift into different leadership styles as different people and situations cross your path. In the Fire Service, it is critical to have an autocratic style on the Fire Ground. A […]

Viking Ship Rowing or Row Boat Tug-a-War

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For so long now I have struggled with the issue that I hear so often as I converse with firefighters and fire officers from across the nation. That concept or issue is a profound struggle between the leadership and the troops of organizations. As it is frequently described is that we are working profoundly against […]

Try to be Better than Yourself…

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2016-Strive to be a better Leader, Fire Officer, Firefighter, Instructor, Mentor, Role Model, Senior or Junior “guy|gal”, “Brother”, Friend, Person….Human; Be accountable, become engaged, be responsible and better yourself in your varied roles and responsibilities towards those you love and care for. You have nothing but blank pages to fill in your book of life […]