The Leader’s Toolbox: The Effects of Firefighter Layoffs


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 Dr. Richard Gasaway dispenses advice to a firefighter who has had several friends leave the department because of layoffs and early retirements. The loss of personnel leaves the firefighter confused, angry and bitter towards city administration. Listen as Dr.Gasaway helps guide this firefighter through the rough times.

Gasaway also helps guide a new officer who doesn’t quite feel prepared for the job. The officer states that he’s got the technical skills, but is worried about lacking skills in the leadership arena.

Please send any questions or comments to: podcast@firehouse.com.

You can see Dr. Gasaway present live at Firehouse Expo, July 21 - 26 in Baltimore.

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