Lesson of the day Relationships are everything Questions Answered 1) My challenge is getting the firefighters to work with me as I am a new Chief to them and new to the Department. 2) My #1 challenge is securing a career position
Lesson of the day Doing the job is the solution Questions answered 1) Trying to change the culture of, “we’ve always done it this way.” 2) Chief will not implement new policies due to fear of upsetting other groups and morale is low
Lesson of the day: Have a plan Questions Answered: 1) I’m being micromanaged. How do I accept it or change it? 2).Reaching the one guy that knows the fire service inside out but bitches about all issues and backs out when empowered and given the tools to correct the issue
Lesson of the day: No ones coming to save you Questions Answered: 1). As a new company officer I’m having issues with just the day to day planning of trainings and making sure that I fit them in. 2) We don’t see a lot of fire, our challenge is keeping our eye on the prize…
Lesson of the day: Train others to take over for you Questions Answered: 1) Morale and motivation among the department 2) How to bring the department into the 21st century. Not looking to over throw the old way, but help make changes to suit todays way of fire fighting.