During the week of January 23-27 the Indiana Department of Homeland Security sponsored the Company Officer Development Institute in South Bend, Indiana. I had the pleasure of co-facilitating the program along with Patrick Harper from the Indianapolis Fire Department. We had 41 exceptional leaders in the program from South Bend, Elkhart, Valpariso, Notre Dame, Mishawaka, Osceola, Rolling Prairie, Union, Indianapolis, Goshen, Bristol, Walkerton, Wabash, and Plymouth.
Attendees participated in facilitated discussions and exercises that focused on communications, leadership, problem solving, managing multiple roles, good boss behaviors, bad boss behaviors, motivation, safety, discipline, and much more. And the best part about it… five days of class and zero PowerPoint slides. That’s right! Not one.
Here are a couple of cool pictures I took on my tour of the Notre Dame Fire Department. Thanks to Mike Holdeman for being the excellent tour guide!
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