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Facing the Fire: Stories to Ignite Leadership Excellence

by Kelly Walsh,Daniel Jones

ASIN: B0929B8JM9

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Even the bravest people among us find tough decisions and tougher conversations some of the greatest leadership challenges. In Fire and Emergency Services, often the most talented tactician gets the promotion. Still, they lack the proper training to handle the myriad of people problems that face them.

They are more comfortable entering a burning structure fire than having a counseling session with a direct report. This book delivers leadership lessons on some of the most important skills needed to succeed as one rises on the ladder.

Through stories, Kelly Walsh (Human Resources Expert) and Daniel Jones (Retired Fire Chief) share true tales, leadership lessons, and opportunities for self-evaluation. Walsh and Jones have curated these particular stories, which are used in their leadership training academies given throughout the US, to let you know other great leaders have been in your shoes and prepare you for when any emergency strikes…even an administrative one.

Whether you are a leader or aspire to leadership in the fire service or any field outside of it, these stories can apply to you. You will realize that all leadership requires bravery. We will give you the courage to be a leader that people always remember for all the right reasons. What fires do you face? We give you ways to resolve them for maximum effectiveness to strengthen your team.
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