Leadership, Purpose, Service and Reason
Here are two powerful videos that share important messages that apply to each and every firefighter, company officer and commanders: coming from very different perspectives and areas-But directly applicable, IF you listen to the messages, the themes and relate them to what we do each and every day.
The names and placed change; but the meaning and message behind these words resonate with the traditions, values and virtues of the Fire Service
Four-star General Stanley McChrystal shares what he learned about leadership over his decades in the military. How can you build a sense of shared purpose among people of many ages and skill sets? By listening and learning — and addressing the possibility of failure.
Direct Link to TED: http://www.ted.com/talks/view/lang/eng//id/1112
General Mark A. Welsh III, USAFE CC, speaks to USAFA Direct Link HERE
Also on The Company Officer…
- Leading Your Life With More Purpose and Intention for Personal and Operational Excellence – September 2, 2012
- The Company Officer: Ready for the Next Run? – August 8, 2013
- Taking it to the Streets and Reading the Building: Side by Side – March 14, 2013
- Taking it to the Streets: Columbus – March 10, 2013