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Wildland Fire Leadership · 2h ago

IGNITE: The Path to Usefulness and High Achievement

“Unswerving loyalty to duty, constant devotion to truth, and a clear conscience will overcome every discouragement and surely lead the way to usefulness and high achievement.”  - Grover Clev...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 4d ago

IGNITE: Execution

All the talent in the world won’t matter if a player can’t execute; avoiding common decision traps, learning from results in a rational way, and keeping emotions out of the process as much a...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 3W ago

If You Don't, Who Will?

(Photo: Qimono/Pixabay)Everyone can exercise leadership by being an individual contributor at any level of an organization. What does that mean? Ultimately it comes down to looking for oppor...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1w ago

IGNITE: Being Strong

Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes. - Mark Amend
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1W ago

IGNITE: The Ability to Decide

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. - Napoleon[Photo credit: Kari Greer/USFS]
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1W ago

Battle of San Pasqual Staff Ride

Wildland fire leaders are participating in the National Staff Ride Workshop sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service Leadership Development Program in conjunction with the Wildland Fire Lessons ...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1W ago

Light Bulb Moments

(Photo credit: Pixabay/ColiN00B)"Insights are unexpected discoveries about how things work and how to make them work better." - Dr. Gary KleinHave you ever been trying to solve a problem (or...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 2W ago

IGNITE: Opportunities for Influence

Our opportunity for influence increases when we are open and ask great questions, listen to others with receptive minds, and offer playful ideas and novel perspectives. - Dacher Keltner[Phot...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 2W ago

IGNITE: Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is an inward application of situation awareness. Fire leaders have an inner drive to analyze and know ourselves. – Leading in the Wildland Fire Service, page 59[Photo credit: ...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 2W ago

Who Am I? A Tool to Help Build a Team

Who Am I? A Tool to Help Build a Teamby Bob SchoultzA decade ago, when I joined my local Rotary club, part of the initiation process required that I introduce myself to the club in a 4 minut...