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Dumb Things Firefighter’s Say, by Frank Viscuso

Posted on Aug 7th, 2014 - By - 0 Comments

You’ve heard them all. Maybe you’ve even said some of these things. I’m talking about fire service staples like, “Don’t worry kid, this is…

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Failure Builds Character, by Frank Viscuso

Posted on Jul 21st, 2014 - By - 0 Comments

  How do you perceive failure? I want to encourage you to look at failure for what it is, an opportunity to grown and change. Teach your team…

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“Leadership 101” by Frank Viscuso

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014 - By - 0 Comments

Leadership 101 by Frank Viscuso      A leader is a person who influences change. Leaders embrace the idea stepping away from their comfort zone…

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CALLING ALL FIREFIGHTERS

Posted on Jun 26th, 2014 - By - 0 Comments

ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA HAS ASKED FOR FIREOPSONLINE's HELP IN FINDING FIREFIGHTERS! IT’S YOUR CHANCE TO SHOW AMERICA WHAT YOU’VE GOT AND…

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Probationary Firefighter Training

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

The foundations established in the first year of a firefighter’s career will stay with that Firefighter throughout his or her career. The rapidly…

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Leadership Traits

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

Adaptability is one of the core traits that is necessary for a leader in the fire service. Being adaptable means you are able to quickly adjust to…

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Downtime

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

Let’s face it, when people call 911, they don’t really care what a firefighter is wearing as long as they respond quickly, solve their crisis,…

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Transparent Leadership

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

On Oct 20th, I spoke to 160 firefighters at Kean University. It was the Tri-State Fireground Operations Seminar and I was honored to share the stage…

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The Sandy Ground Project, Where Angels Play

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Chris Stopero - 0 Comments

Too important not to read!!! The Text of Bill Lavin’s President’s message in January 2013 NJ FIRE magazine.   The Sandy Ground…

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What is a Firefighter Worth?

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

I came across this letter from Tina Clarke, the wife of a firefighter, and thought I’d pass it along to all of you. What is a firefighter…

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Leaders Needed: You cant forget what you never learned

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

As important as it is to understand what makes a good leader, it’s equally as important to understand why so many fail in leadership positions.…

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After the Fire

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

As firefighters we often become so focused on our goals of life safety, incident stabilization, and property conservation that we sometimes forget to…

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Leading an Organization Through Change

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

“Change” has become a very familiar word in the fire service. If you are a firefighter in America, you might be able to say that one or more of…

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The Greatest Job on Earth

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

Here are the top 4 reasons why I love being a firefighter. They are the reasons why I would endorse this as a career choice for others. 1. The…

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Are you ready for a leadership role?

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

As you know, not every person is ready to lead a team. Leaders have distinguishing characteristics, and so do people who are not ready to lead.…

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7 Reasons Why Teams Fail

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

There are many reasons why teams fail. For example, teams fail when one person wants to take all the credit. My answer to that is if you want to take…

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Pushing versus Pulling

Posted on Apr 6th, 2014 - By Frank Viscuso - 0 Comments

Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States…

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