A forum to explore the fundamental questions about leadership: why talk about leadership, what is leadership, what is a leader, how are leaders developed, what turns understanding into action leadership, and how can leaders make a difference?
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Started by Billy Schmidt. Last reply by Chris Weber Feb 22, 2011. 9 Replies 0 Likes
John Maxwell, in his book The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader, asks why people desire to become a leader. For the perks or the benefits? Or are they motivated by a desire to help others? He…Continue
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Leadership is the ability to influence others as a result of a process of personal growth cultivated through consistent and humble actions. Captain Paul Strong
great forum. Shortly after I became a chief officer I attended a seminar on leadership given by a former Navy Captian, Michael Abrashoff. He wrote a book called "It's your Ship" I have to say it is one of the few leadership books that has examples applicable to the fire service, and it was an enjoyable read. Keep up the great work Al, the fire service will always need good leaders.`
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