For a fire department, internal data covers all the functional areas and their capabilities to serve internally and externally, such as human resources, fire operations, inspections, safety, finance, and so on.
People are more likely to be engaged when they experience accomplishments and can relate how their achievements contribute to larger department goals.
This article touches on some of the often-overlooked aspects of being successful in a leadership position but is not an all-encompassing source for success.
If your organization has not encountered this shift yet, consider yourself fortunate, but plan accordingly.
Whether at the firehouse or at home, communication can be a challenge, and anyone will tell you that past conflicts were related to a communication issue.
Failure is a part of the never-ending process of growth and improvement.
If you always look out for your co-workers through the beginning as a firefighter and push for what is right, it becomes just that much easier as an officer.
Don’t be that fireman who has forgotten why he is in the firehouse.
The organization’s mission is more important than the YOUR free speech.
What if the next time the video is of your fire department, and you must explain your actions?