The ISFSI LEO fire ground training curriculum consists of an online training video and associated quick drill designed to be used for roll call training, an in-depth lesson plan and PowerPoint intended to be delivered to recruit officers during extended training times or at law enforcement conferenc
Any leader that is successful understands that he cannot do it alone. The good leaders are well prepared and adept at building teams, especially building teams with future leaders.
In my latest book, Barn Boss Leadership, which was released this month, I discuss an individual’s sources of power. We typically think of stripes and bugles as indicating power within the fire service and military. However, there are several sources of power which do not fall into the “legitimate” s
I spent the last week in Indianapolis at the recent FDIC. The activities and opportunities to take away various training materials were endless. You can’t help but to feel great about the fire service as a whole while being around 27,500 similarly enthused firefighters. It didn’t matter what class t
Training is the foundation for success on the fire ground; it will separate the good from the bad and will lead to more efficient operations. While many departments have a training program in place that is led by a training officer or training division, its design is to meet the requirements for th