Company and Command Officers are crucial to the mission critical effectiveness and safety of company level operations, crew integrity and incident command management and successful mitigation.
What are the key elements that set apart those that can be considered “average” officers from those that are exceptional?
What key knowledge, skills, abilities and traits do they have that sets them apart?What knowledge, skills, abilities and traits do you have that contribute towards your effectiveness as an officer or those that you wish to aspire to?
How are you viewed by your personnel, by your peers, by your self? Are there area(s) for improvement?
Leadership, character, fortitude, skills, training, abilities, quality, temperament, strength, vision, courage, humility, modesty, compassion, authority, empathy……
“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are” John Wooden
Also on The Company Officer…
- The Compartment and the Company – April 5, 2013
- Leading Your Life With More Purpose and Intention for Personal and Operational Excellence – September 2, 2012
- Adaptive Fireground Management for Company and Command Officers: FDIC 2012 – March 18, 2012
- Leadership Got Your Department Boogered Up? – April 16, 2012