6 Tips For Newly Promoted Officers Perhaps no other time in your career in emergency services more challenging than the transition from “Buddy to Boss” EXCEPT maybe when you are an experienced officer moving to a new group.Read More »
Tag Archives: brotherhood
What to Wear at a Firefighter or EMS Conference
Emergency service providers are proud bunch and they like to show their colors. It shows you’re proud of where you come from and let’s other people know little bit about who you are. Still, there are a couple of rules that you want to keep in mind about how you represent yourself, your agency, and your profession in what you ...Read More »
September 11th. Are We Honoring Their Memories?
Maybe The Question Should Not Be “Do you Remember September 11th?”, But Rather “How Do you Remember September 11th?” I’ve heard a lot of people ask lately “Do You Remember?”. There are even songs about it. This year especially it seems to me that more and more people are going out of their way to ask if I’m “remembering”, and ...Read More »
While you were out, there was a fire. Thoughts on Leadership from FDIC
Leadership When No One Is Watching Every year in April approximately 30,000 brothers and sisters of the fire service descend on Indianapolis, Indiana for Fire Engineering’s Fire Department Instructor’s Conference: FDIC. For the past few years I’ve been proud to count myself among them as both a student and a teacher. It is an amazing event that educates the mind, ...Read More »
Is There Value in Busywork in Emergency Services?
If You Have Time to Lean, You Have Time to Clean! Is there value in busywork in emergency services? I think your answer probably depends on whether you are Supervisor or Staff in your organization.Read More »
National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Weekend Services: Watch Live
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will provide live satellite broadcasts and web streaming of both the Candlelight Service and the National Memorial Service.Read More »
RescueDigest Resources: Modern Contents and Construction Demand Modern Fire Tactics
This collection of resources uses a straight forward approach to show how you can use new information to give more options, not less.Read More »
A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast Episode 4: How can we lead and motivate in emergency services?
EMS Roundtable A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast: How can we LEAD and MOTIVATE in emergency services today? – 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] . In this ...Read More »
RescueDigest Resources: Motivating Millennials, The New Emergency Services Workforce
Never before has a generation entered the work force that has shared personality traits so antithetical to the traditional values and culture of existing fire, EMS and law enforcement services. But is this necessarily a bad thing?Read More »
RescueDigest Resources: Building Blocks of Brotherhood
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 ...Read More »