If you’ve spent time studying for promotional exams over the course of your career, you’ve likely studied various personnel management concepts. Theory X, Theory Y, Management by Objectives, Management by Walking Around, Total Quality Management, and other similar theory types are often the subject
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Following the mayday at the Channing Way fire last fall, the Berkeley Fire Department identified a number of factors that contributed to both the near-miss, but also factors that possibly saved a firefighter’s life once he was in a bad situation. The forward thinking department partnered with EVALS
Training is so much more than teaching people firefighting skills; it is also about teaching them how to be firefighters. My father was a Chicago firefighter for 40 years. He belonged to what I have come to regard as the greatest generation of the American fire service. Most of us are familiar wi
I was lucky to have some great officers and leaders influence my career path in the fire service, in business and in life. They were always offering sound advice and sharing their experiences. Some I heeded right away and others I had to learn the hard way over time due to my stubbornness. Either w