Leadership

RescueDigest knows that leadership today means more than managing paperwork. It means critical thinking, selflessness and a commitment to doing the right thing, no matter how hard that might be. To lead, one must learn.

Leadership is "Hey Everybody, Tell Me We Can’t Do This."

RomDuck Rope Rescue

Back at the station over a hot cup of coffee there will be plenty of time to bounce around ideas of woulda, shoulda, coulda. but on an emergency scene, while it’s okay to ask for help, make sure you do it the right way. Then make your decision, – one of my favorite captains would say “make it so!”

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A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast Episode 2: Are First Responders the Frontline of Emergency Management

A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast

  EMS Roundtable A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast: Are First Responders the Front Line of Emergency Management? –   – A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast is RescueDigests’ weekly podcast featuring Rom Duckworth covering everything emergency services, from clinical topics, to leadership issues to why the rookie has to pay for lunch, all from a Fire Medic Perspective. –   [powerpress] . ...

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RescueDigest Podcast Episode 7: Brotherhood

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   Audio Podcast Episode 7: Brotherhood The RescueDigest Audio Podcast brings you news, interviews and tips you can use to make your life in emergency services a little easier and help you in your job protecting the members of your community.   [powerpress] In this episode, Rom Duckworth and Roy Gagne discuss what brotherhood means in emergency services, and how ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Building Blocks of Brotherhood

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RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.   The Building Blocks of Brotherhood: Putting the pieces in place. A culture of brotherhood doesn’t happen by itself. Like anything else worthwhile it is built with the right tools from the right building materials through hard work. The work, of course, has to be yours, but rescue digest ...

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RescueDigest GOTW: Brotherhood

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We selected some of the best resources on explaining and promoting brotherhood from the fire service and law enforcement. While we have them divided up into sections below, we don’t want you to think that means the firefighters should go to their section and the cops should go to theirs.

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Brotherhood

Brotherhood

Brotherhood extends beyond boundaries of age, sex, pay, service and locality. You can meet brothers in emergency services from anywhere in the world, male and female, paid and volunteer, union and non-union. In fact, this brotherhood extends to pretty much anyone who wants to join, provided they understand what brotherhood means and are willing to give of themselves before asking to take.

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Sandy Hook, Newtown Connecticut Shooting

Newtown

As you may know, Rescue Digest is located in Western Connecticut, just a few minutes away from the town of Newtown. While Rescue Digest consists of only two regular staff, many of our contributors are emergency responders who live or work in and around Sandy Hook, one literally next door to where the incident took place.

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RescueDigest Podcast Episode 6: Working with Law Enforcement

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   Audio Podcast Episode 6 The RescueDigest Audio Podcast brings you news, interviews and tips you can use to make your life in emergency services a little easier and help you in your job protecting the members of your community.   [powerpress] In this episode, tips on how Fire, Rescue and EMS can work with Law Enforcement at combined response ...

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Getting fit to lead: Habits of successful leaders

See also on Scoop.it – Emergency Services Do you have what it takes to be a leader in the businesses of the future? Plenty of companies are worried that the pool might not be big enough to pick from in the future, so check out this infographic by NowSourcing to see if you’ve got the right stuff to succeed.   ...

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