Fire Engineering Books: From Buddy to Boss Audio Book (Standard Format)
From Buddy to Boss Audio Book by Division Chief (Ret.) Chase Sargent, Virginia Beach Fire & Rescue Dept.
If you are a fire officer or aspire to be one From Buddy to Boss: Effective Fire Service Leadership is a must read book. Chase Sargent has taken his popular course and written a no-holds-barred leadership book for the fire service in a conversational and easy-to-read style. He tells you how to accept and survive politics, deal with the fringe employees, and keep your cool—tricks of the trade that usually take years to acquire.
In this book you'll learn:
- Your credibility is a valuable currency that takes time to build up. What you do, not what you say, is the ultimate test of your credibility, reinforcing your expectations.
- That leadership requires individuals and organizations to create an environment where people and their ideas can thrive.
- How to use stories to impress upon our new members the necessity of doing certain things.
- The quickest ways to lose trust are to inconsistently apply and enforce rules and to allow your personal feelings to dictate what you will and wont enforce.
- Why leading by example and from the front, doing not saying, is critical to your success.
Approx. 17 hrs. (17 discs)/Standard Format/March 2008
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