Archive by category Over Confident

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to being over confident. 

Actions of the first-in officer

Actions of the first-in officer

During a recent Flawed Situational awareness program, I engaged the class in a discussion of what the actions of the first-in officer should be once the …

Episode 109 | The Perfect Storm

Episode 109 | The Perfect Storm

          This episode discusses the fire service “perfect storm” – a combination of unpredictable circumstances that lead to a …

The Routine Call

The Routine Call

During a recent situational awareness program a participant was discussing something that went wrong at a routine call. As the story went, the crew had been to …

Bravado

Bravado

  For the most part, I am fortunate. The first responders who attend my situational awareness classes are humble, courteous and professional. They come to …