Social Training Improves Teamwork for Fire and Emergency Professionals

Fire and emergency leaders who must interact with a variety of stakeholders now have a powerful tool kit at their disposal, thanks to a successful pilot program using The TRACOM Group's SOCIAL STYLE Model™. The program was facilitated for the Naperville Illinois Fire Department by independent consultant Mike Worthington. Fire and emergency leaders must forge successful relationships with outside agencies, governing bodies, unions, the people they lead and the communities in which they work and serve. Just as they must train to protect lives and property, these leaders also need interpersonal skills training to successfully manage their many relationships. Worthington worked with those i...

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