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The supe's handbook : leadership lessons from America's hotshot crews / Angie Tom.

By: Publication details: Twin Falls, Idaho : Desert Rat Press, 2021.Description: xxviii, 357 pages ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 9781735699103
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"What can you learn from a hotshot supe? You might be surprised. Clearly, it takes toughness, strength, and will to lead a hotshot crew. Did you know it also takes empathy, humor, and intellect? All that and more goes into building a motivated, efficient team that survives the grueling fire season and sticks together like a family. The hotshot superintendents in this book don't just know this, they've lived it, and they're passing their knowledge on to you. This best-practices guide and oral history is written for wildland firefighters and anyone else looking for insights into living and working as a hotshot. These successful leaders share: Advice for starting and building a career in wildland fire; Best practices for hiring, training, and leading; Tips for balancing a demanding, dangerous job with home and family life; Honest discussions about handling the heavy stuff: mistakes, burnout, heartbreak, death; Memories of the past and ideas for the future Hilarious stories about their fellow supes There are easier careers with higher pay or greater glory, but hotshot supes still say they have the best job in wildland fire"--

Item type Current library Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book - NSW RFS State Training Academy Book - NSW RFS State Training Academy NSW RFS State Training Academy Fire Fire SUP (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not for loan Available for reading on-site at NSW RFS State Training Academy
Book Book NSW Rural Fire Service Library Firefighting Firefighting 14517 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 14517

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