Leadership, Purpose, Service and Reason

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

 

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