The Leader’s Dilemma

You are the volunteer fire chief in a small, suburban community. Your fire department has been in business for well over 100 years and is a fixture in your area. You have been a member for a long time and thought you were comfortable in your role as the...


You are the volunteer fire chief in a small, suburban community. Your fire department has been in business for well over 100 years and is a fixture in your area. You have been a member for a long time and thought you were comfortable in your role as the chief. However, things have been happening...


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Many of the factors mentioned here are moving targets. People change over time as their situations and circumstance change. As a leader, you must constantly monitor the acts, actions and activities of those in your care. A failure to stay up with your people can lead to a failure of your organization to perform at a crucial time.