If you have to convince others that you are what you say you are, it isn’t going to happen overnight. It has to be a perception of everyone at all times because when you really need others to see those qualities in you, it will be too late to change the perceptions when that moment occurs.
In light of recent actions by our elected officials and the trolls who support their draconian “cost saving” efforts, I wanted to present to you a little slide show of what your local firefighter might be up to over the holiday.
When people act with integrity, it is often because their leaders have demonstrated their own insistence on acting with integrity. When leaders don’t demonstrate these values, the troops say, “Who cares?”
Battalion Chief with Hilton Head Island (SC) Fire and Rescue and an Emergency Response Coordinator with the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System Incident Response Coordination Team.
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