Fire Chief » Leadership http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:06:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 S.F. fire chief still has job after performance review http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:05:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/21/s-f-fire-chief-still-has-job-after-performance-review/
Joanne Hayes-White has been on the hot seat in recent months, with members of the firefighters union and even some of her own command staff questioning her leadership
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How ethics play into wildland firefighting http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/how-ethics-play-into-wildland-firefighting/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/how-ethics-play-into-wildland-firefighting/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:10:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/20/how-ethics-play-into-wildland-firefighting/
Wildland fire expert will explore ways of selecting proper levels of engagement to increase firefighter safety and set up resources for success
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Fired Atlanta fire chief speaks at Ga. church http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:38:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/19/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-speaks-at-ga-church/
Chief Cochran: "I'm not going through this because of something I have done."
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Memo: Dallas plans safety fixes in wake of firefighter’s death http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:34:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/memo-dallas-plans-safety-fixes-in-wake-of-firefighters-death/
Officials want the department to boost safety procedures, command training and technology in the aftermath of a firefighter Stanley Wilson's death
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Tardy Conn. fire chief files discrimination lawsuit http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:19:18 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/tardy-conn-fire-chief-files-discrimination-lawsuit/
Chief Frank Alaimo said he was discriminated against because of a disability and that the city invaded his privacy
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Mayor: Fire chief not axed for writing anti-gay book http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/mayor-fire-chief-not-axed-for-writing-anti-gay-book/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/mayor-fire-chief-not-axed-for-writing-anti-gay-book/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:35:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/mayor-fire-chief-not-axed-for-writing-anti-gay-book/
Mayor Kasim Reed said he fired Chief Kelvin Cochran because he did not get clearance to write to book
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Why fire departments won’t rise above their chiefs http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:50:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-fire-departments-wont-rise-above-their-chiefs/
Bad leadership is a death sentence to fire departments as it cuts short others' attempts at leadership
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Want to flame out your fire service career, tell lies http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:40:30 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/want-to-flame-out-your-fire-service-career-tell-lies/
Years of building public and political trust can be squashed small cover-up fibs, as will your career
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Why firefighters die in the fog of battle http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:29:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/why-firefighters-die-in-the-fog-of-battle/
If we fail to apply the lessons from the past, we are doomed to learn them again — the hard way
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Fire chiefs: 3 goals you can meet this year http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/fire-chiefs-3-goals-you-can-meet-this-year/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/fire-chiefs-3-goals-you-can-meet-this-year/#comments Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:20:24 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/13/fire-chiefs-3-goals-you-can-meet-this-year/
It is important for chiefs and officers, even in the smaller departments, to set realistic annual goals
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