I talk a great deal about the role of the company officers and how they influence the members of your department. Â When teaching officer development we hit hard on setting and establishing expectations and ensuring that there is follow-through with those expectations. Â I was recently asked about expectations for my company officers. Â They aren’t too […]
A common question that is posed from current and prospective officers along with engaged firefighters is “how do you deal with superior officers or an organization that doesn’t want to move forward?” First, it’s not always the organization or the superior officers that are the sole problem. I’ve seen good, engaged, enthusiastic Â firefighters circumvent the […]
Round three for the Company Officer Boot Camp! Here is the registration and information for the course. Thanks for all of the interest and support! For specific questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to enroll multiple officers from your department, let me know so we can work out an exclusive class or provide […]
In my mind it boils down to this; if an officer is not willing to or does not continaually improve himself as an individual and leader and firefighter, he will never be able to improve his crew. He just wont have the respect and credibility to facilitate that improvement. If it isn’t important to him, it wont be important to the crew.