Tag Archives: leadership

Leadership vs. Management

I don't have to hear a bunch of bitching and crying when I say we have to do this or that. They know I wouldn't ask something of them unless it was necessary for one reason or another.

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How to kill a Fire Department

Nobody is looking after the members anymore. It's not about the men ... it's all about the numbers. Yea ... we've heard so much about the "Culture of Extinguishment" vs. a "Culture of Safety" that we haven't even noticed the development of the Culture of "ME".

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"Old School" Captains …

There was a "life lesson" or some sort of Fire Department training in every task. They worked hard and expected the same of you. There was never an option other than "the right thing" and they ALWAYS looked after their members.

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