FirefighterToolbox Podcast/ Internet Radio Show Episode #10
Interview with Instructor John Dixon
Company Officer Interview with Instructor John Dixon, Bergen County Fire Academy
About this Episode:
Instructor Dixon shares why he is so passionate about training and the important role it plays in developing and refining great leaders in the fire service.
What does it take to be a great firefighter & leader in the fire service
What is the most important thing for a Leader to do
The Cinder Block and what John does with his new students to give a visual representation of what the academy means.
Why is discipline, education and leadership the cornerstones for being a great company officer
Why does he feel that the up and coming leaders of the fire service is where we should be pouring our resources into
Why success for him is seeing others succeed in leadership roles and seeing them duplicate themselves
What are some basics to best prepare ourselves for riding the front seat
This and more.
About Instructor John Dixon:
John is a career Lieutenant with the Teaneck Fire Dept (NJ) and has over 16 years in the fire service. John has a passion for the fire service and for training , mentoring and inspiring up and coming officers. He also serves as an Instructor with the Bergen County Fire Academy(NJ).
John believes discipline, eduction and leadership are the cornerstones of great company officers. He is passionate about training and the important role it plays in developing and refining great leaders in the fire service. Success for John, is seeing those that he has trained, mentored and inspired become great leaders that lead and inspire other firefighters and then duplicate themselves into more great leaders. Thus having a positive ripple effect on the fire service and those we all serve.
About the FirefighterToolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show
The FirefighterToolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show is 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 and officers and others who can bring great ideas, insights and information and share it with us so we can take our skills to the next level. New episodes every Tuesday. (Most listen to it on the commute to work, working out, doing chores or as a company training.)
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