Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Be Better

weather kit and backpack

A couple years ago, I was talking to a senior executive from a local multi-level marketing company on leadership. I thought we were talking about delivering a leadership session to others, but I got schooled in leadership instead. In a nutshell, she taught me that being the best doesn't make you better.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Challenge #25: The Art of Leadership

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BE • KNOW • DO

Doing: You must act____________. 
(Fill in the blank and post in your journal.)

#fireleadership
#artofleadership

IGNITE: True Confidence

squirrel in firefighter backpack

True confidence isn’t threatened when others experience success or rise in the ranks. It takes joy in contributing to it. - Bill Treasurer & Captain John Havlik, “The Leadership Killer”

[Photo: La Grande IHC]

#fireleadership

Friday, May 17, 2019

Challenge #24: The Art of Leadership

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BE • KNOW • DO

Knowing: You must know ____________. 
(Fill in the blank and post in your journal.)

#fireleadership
#artofleadership

Thursday, May 16, 2019

IGNITE: Leader of Self

crew buggy with vibrant sunset in the back
Be a leader of your own life.

[Photo: Entiat IHC]

#fireleadership #selfleadership

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Let Go & Lead

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(Photo credit: JanBaby/Pixabay)
Think of how great our teams would be if we were able to balance goal attainment and worker satisfaction. Rarely does this happen, but this goal should be to what we all strive. One thing a leader can do to make more effective teams is to share elements of control with their team members.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Challenge #23: The Art of Leadership

easel and canvas with WFLDP logo

BE • KNOW • DO

Being: You must be ____________. 
(Fill in the blank and post in your journal.)

#fireleadership
#artofleadership

IGNITE: The Leadership License

firefighter looking up at fire in the forest

Leadership is not a license to do less. Leadership is a responsibility to do more. - Simon Sinek

[Photo: Golden Eagles IHC]

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Challenge #22 - The Art of Leadership

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Challenge #22: Art of Leadership
Take notes in your journal as you watch Julian Treasure's TEDTalk "How to Speak So People Want to Listen."

Practice what you say and how you say it. 

#artofleadership #fireleadership

Thursday, May 9, 2019

IGNITE: We All Lead

crew buggy with firefighter who is looking at sunset

We don't need to be extroverted or charismatic to practice leadership. - Travis Bradberry, from the forward of "Great Leaders Have No Rules" 


[Photo credit: Kyle Miller/USFS]