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Wildland Fire Leadership · 2h ago

IGNITE: The Power of the Resilient Team

The ultimate team result is resilience: teams that can bounce back when problems or errors threaten cohesion and synergy. - Leading in the Wildland Fire Service, p. 55)IGNITE the Spark for L...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1d ago

From the Reading List - Extreme Ownership

One of the books chosen for the 2017 Professional Reading List was Extreme Ownership by  Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. Through all of last season, and over the winter, we heard from folks in...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1d ago

IGNITE: Better Followers = Better Leaders

Better followers beget better leaders. - Barbara KellermanIGNITE the Spark for Leadership. LIKE and SHARE throughout your networks.#fireleadership #fireminis[Photo credit: Jeri Peterson/ODF]
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1w ago

The Best Investment

"Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you." - Robin S. Sharma
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1w ago

Team of Teams

As a member of the wildland fire service, you know that the Fourth of July weekend is always a busy time of the year. This particular holiday is not one many of us get to celebrate. In fact,...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1W ago

Living the Passion

Living the Passion from The Smokey Generation on Vimeo.Gina Papke is passionate about her career in wildland firefighting. Do you have the same level of engagement with and passion for your...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 1W ago

Wildland Fire Leadership Values and Principles

The Wildland Fire Leadership Values and Principles are our foundation and resulted from the sacrifices of those before you. Take a moment to read them, commit them to memory, and lead well i...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 2W ago

IGNITE: Leaders Need Guiding Principles

Leaders without guiding principles are undependable followers. – Dan RockwellIGNITE the Spark for Leadership. LIKE and SHARE throughout your networks.#fireleadership #fireminis[Photo: Stefan...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 2W ago

When Words Harm

(Photo credit: borzaya/Thinkstock)Since the beginning of time, humans have tried to "break the code" of effective communication. Yet even with research and technological advancements, the ...
Wildland Fire Leadership · 2W ago

Achieving Greatness through Action

A Bias for ActionLeaders in the wildland fire service are not only empowered but also duty-bound to act on a situation that is within our power to affect, even without direction from above. ...