Let’s talk, not about leadership, but about a critical issue requiring leadership. Specifically, I ‘m speaking of the epidemic of wildland firefighter suicide that is happening right before our eyes. I was aware of the prevalence of suicide in the fire service but had considered it primarily a problem of municipal fire and emergency medical […]
How to lead toward a truly inter-related cohesive strategy? The unity must start in our home agencies.
So how might an effective leader assure that people and their organization receive value from a tough season?
Writing between the fires amid a record-busy fire season, leadership columnist and fire manager Mike DeGrosky learned, “The tougher the times, the more we must communicate.” Plus that most essential lesson: “Take care of yourself.”
Nine suggestions for guiding the leadership raft through the rapids
How a small group of senior leaders brought life to the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy in Nevada. Lessons that can be applied as we move ahead locally, regionally and nationally to apply the Cohesive Strategy, which is the focus of the upcoming IAWF National Cohesive Strategy Workshop in April.
It is fair to say that I have a long history with the International Association of Wildland Fire and Wildfire magazine
A couple of weeks ago, I ran into a Forest FMO that I know, who asked “So, are you going to tell us about how your first 90 days went?” I cannot say whether I succeeded because, in leadership, it is not our own perception that matters, but the perceptions of others.
Transitioning into a new leadership role can prove challenging and stressful
Workplace incivility has costs, often big costs.