Late last year, the Lexipol Fire team got into a discussion about the biggest challenges facing the fire service in 2019, and what kind of progress we could expect to make on them.
The conversation covered many challenges, but the one I want to focus on here is the issue of fir
I am pleased to present to you the International Society of Fire Service Instructors Strategic Plan for 2019-2023. This document outlines the strategic visions and goals the Board of Directors have identified to help the Society reach its full potential and better fulfill its mission of “Inspiring,
Today’s fire service is made up of a multitude of leaders from different ethnic backgrounds, religious beliefs, and generations. The majority of the generations span from “Generation-X” to “Millennials”. These brave men and women bring different lifestyles and experience to the table. Some however s
As with most firefighters, it is in our DNA to aspire to have more impact. In the fire service that often translates into promoting within the ranks. Many are fortunate enough to promote and are successful as company officers. Others for whatever reason may choose not to or may never be successful i
“We laugh about it, but we say somedays you are a peacock and somedays you are a feather duster. And when you are a peacock, man you are riding high and when you are a feather duster you are laying low. And when you are laying low, you will figure out who your friends are.” -Chief Alan V. Brunacini