Leadership is a multi-dimensional discipline, requiring adaptive style and function. What would it be like, if everybody was a pilot, flying their own plane with no crew or passengers? Or if every fire chief was a visionary, driving a fire engine with no crew?
Visionary Leadership is a series exploring how to balance the past, present and future, collaborating with fire officers and crew members to carry out a successful vision for the fire service based on my experiences throughout 37 years in emergency services.
Full list of Visionary Leadership results
Finding the why: 4 ways fire chiefs can move the organization forward–
Help firefighters find the ‘why’ behind what we do and coach them to serve our communities
5 steps to organizational progress in the fire service–
Challenge the file cabinets of past history in your fire department to achieve a visionary future
Could traffic preemption reduce fire response times and save lives?–
Collision Control Communications, Inc.
Once overlooked as expensive and impractical, signal preemption has come a long way since the 1970s
Everybody doesn’t need to be a pilot–
Effective fire chiefs and officers reflect on the past to validate the present and chart the future