Archive by category Culture

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to culture.

Creatures of Habit

Creatures of Habit

Perhaps you’ve heard it said that we are creatures of habit. The more we do something over and over again, the more likely that behavior will be turned …

Buildings are Disposable

Buildings are Disposable

Buildings are disposable. People are not! This guest editorial contribution is provided by Chief John Buckman III, Director of the Indiana State Fire Training …

Duty to Die Syndrome

Duty to Die Syndrome

I recently sent out a message across my social media networks (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) about bravado being a barrier to situational awareness. The …

Episode 173 | Bravado

Episode 173 | Bravado

This episode explores the challenges of how bravado can impact situational awareness. Length: 26 minutes …

Are You Assuming Risk or Creating Risk?

Are You Assuming Risk or Creating Risk?

I recently read an article where the author was taking exception to the risk management maxim: ‘We will risk a lot to save a lot and risk little to save …

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