Welcome to this, the last of the nine part series on dangerous mindsets. From the feedback I’m getting, this series hit some chords with readers. I appreciate the kind words about my observations and the advice I’ve dispensed throughout this series. In this installment I’m going to talk about the Synergist – the person who […]
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Welcome to part eight of the Nine Dangerous Mindsets series. In this installment I’m going to take on one of the most challenging and perhaps one of the most frustrating mindsets – the Slacker. This mindset is dangerous to situational awareness because a Slacker does so little to ensure his or her personal readiness for
For some public safety agencies it is standard practice for the first arriving personnel (or crews of personnel) to deploy independently. Oftentimes these responders are highly trained, highly motivated and action oriented. What they are lacking is coordination of their efforts. The potential problem with this independent action is it may be unrealistic to think
I am in a mastermind group of fellow road warriors. We share ideas, best practices and commiserate about our travels and time away from our families. It’s like a therapy group for professional speakers. One of my associates shared that at the end of the year he writes a blog article that reviews his year.
Congratulations to Ryan Pierson, Chief of the Pitman (NJ) Fire Department for being selected the recipient of the 2012 Emerging Leaders Scholarship. The scholarship is sponsored by the Gasaway Consulting Group and is designed to provide an all-expenses paid opportunity for a future fire service leader to attend the Volunteer and Combination Officer’s Section Symposium
I’m very excited to announce the release of my new eBook, Situational Awareness Matters Volume 2. The book is a collection of articles from the Situational Awareness Matters website, compiled for your convenience so you don’t have to search them out or click on a bunch of links. Thirty great articles, one easy download! Share
I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to Indianapolis firefighter Patrick Harper on his graduation from Franklin University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Safety Management. In addition to graduating Summa Cum Laude, Patrick has also been invited into the Leader Scholar Society, an organization “comprised of students who have achieved the highest