Episode 41: Preparing to be a leader

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Episode 41 Logo StackIn this episode Dr. Gasaway interviews Santa Clara County Deputy Chief Steve Prziborowski, Contra Costa Battalion Chief Bob Atlas and Pinole Firefighter Christopher Baker on how to prepare for promotion to ensure you are providing the right safety leadership to your crew.

Length: 67 minutes

In this episode Dr. Gasaway interviews Santa Clara County Deputy Chief Steve Prziborowski, Contra Costa Battalion Chief Bob Atlas and Pinole Firefighter Christopher Baker on how to prepare for promotion to ensure you are providing the right safety leadership to your crew.

Each of the guests has a unique background and offer a varied perspective on how to prepare for a position of leadership. They offer their best advice for how to be a great company officer, including:

  1. The need to have mentors.
  2. The importance of being the “designated adult” in the firehouse.
  3. The value of continual learning, even if your department won’t pay for it.
  4. How to prepare for promotion.
  5. And more!

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Contra Coasta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pinole FD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Intro music
Safety Dance (1982)
Men Without Hats
GMC – Virgin Records

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