We cover a wide range of helpful topics all geared around helping you have more success as you study for your next promotion.
Your Clutter May Be Keeping You From Passing Your Firefighter Promotional Exam
Unnecessary stress, distractions, and disorganization can all be caused by clutter in your study space. Be sure to address this problematic situation early during your study journey so you can be sure to get your promotion!
6 Reason Why Micromanaging is The Worst Thing You Can Do Once You Get Promoted in the Fire Service
Some newly promoted firefighters use micromanagement as a way to ensure they are successful, but that is the worst thing you can do as a new leader. A lot of new fire officers that micromanage have very good intentions, they just want to make sure things are done right.
One Thing You Should Be Doing About Stress and Anxiety While Studying for a Fire Promotion Test
There is no doubt about it and no way to avoid it, you will feel stress and/or anxiety when you are faced with a fire promotion test. There are ways to manage that stress and anxiety, so here is one way to help feel your best on test day.
5 Reasons Community Within the Fire Service is Critical to Promotion
A community, also known as brotherhood, to be part is part of the reason a lot of us join the fire service in the first place. You need to lean on and be part of your community during the promotion study and testing process to really be successful!
One Study Space Mistake You Are Likely Making When You Study For Your Firefighter Promotion Test
There are more and more studies coming out about the amount and type of light we are exposed to and how it affects our bodies. Use this new information to your advantage when you are working on getting promoted at your fire department.
5 More Things You Should NOT Be Doing While You Prepare to Take Your Firefighter Promotional Exam
Study, study, study. Passing your test and getting the promotion at your fire department is all about preparation. Be aware of study methods you should not be doing so you are not wasting valuable time.
Mindset: Change “I Have To” to “I Want To” Take the Firefighter Promotional Exam
Mindset is everything and changing your mindset towards the testing process can help you have more success in your testing. Change your mindset so you can enjoy the process and actually learn about your craft as your prepare for your promotion test.
6 Common Leadership Styles - Where Do You Fall As A Newly Promoted Officer In the Fire Service?
There are numerous types of leadership styles to fire leaders to use and we all have our own way. It is important to recognize your dominant style and also be able to adapt to using different leadership styles in different situations.
Structured Procrastination Magic When Studying for the Firefighter Promotional Exam
Procrastinating is something that many firefighters know too well, but what if procrastination could be used in a positive way when you are trying to pass a promotion test? It is time to learn how to procrastinate to your advantage through structured procrastination.