072 – 3 Habits of Great Firefighters and Leaders
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Making Excellence a Habit
Becoming a great firefighter and leader requires a consistent and sustained effort. You have to instill and implement the HABIT of excellence in your career and your life. In this episode, David breaks it all down for you.
What are the 3 habits of great firefighters and leaders?
- The Habit of Training (often and continuously).
- The Habit of Teaching and Training Others.
- The Habit of Being Prepared.
Intro by: Robert Simmons, U.S. Army Fire Emergency Services, South Korea
About David Soler:
David Soler is the author of Firefighter Preplan – (Strategies & Tactics of great and respected firefighters and how you can become one too.) and the Founder and Publisher of FirefighterToolbox which is on a mission to build better firefighters and better leaders in the fire service. He is also the host of the iTunes Top Rated Firefighter Training Podcast called FirefighterToolbox Podcast where he has interviewed legends of the fire service like Chief Brunacini, FDIC Chief Halton, Chief Rubin, NFA Administrator Dr Onieal, Army Chief of Fire Training Robert Simmons and so many more.
David is known for training and encouraging up and coming firefighters and officers. With over 20 years in the fire service, he is nationally certified Fire Instructor III, FireOfficer II, Rescue Tech, Haz Mat Tech with experienced in both urban and rural fire services and has served in multiple states and as both career and volunteer. As a Captain he has lead company turn arounds in taking low responding, low motivated fire companies and led them into highly motivated, top responding fire companies.
About the Firefighter Toolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show
The Firefighter Toolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show is an audio program for up and coming firefighters and leaders who want to become better at the ever evolving skill of firefighting and to continue growing into a better leader. We interview great firefighters, officers, and other authorities inside and outside of the fire service who bring great ideas, insights, and information to share with us so we can take our skills to the next level.
Discover the Book That Is Impacting The Fire Service:
Firefighter Preplan – The Ultimate Guide For Thriving as a Firefighter.
- Which of these 3 habits do you do?
- Which one if any are you going to implement in the next 30 days?
- Schedule it in your calendar for “recurring” and you will find yourself doing what great firefighters do.
- Reading the article doesn’t make us better. It’s implementing it that makes us better. Go for it!
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