Are senior leaders seeing the whole picture?

By RallyPoint In a February talk with the Center for Strategic and International studies, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General David Goldfien stated, “I think in future conflict the victory will go to that individual who can actually turn data to decision.”[1] For me, I couldn’t agree more. However, after having a few discussions with individuals across multiple age groups, questions arise if senior leaders, as of today, are able to actually take data to a decision, or more specifically, t ... More

Top 7 public safety leadership books of 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, we asked our readers and columnists to reflect on some of the best literature they’ve read, specific to leadership in public safety, this year. These seven books came in as the top leadership books, written in 2016.  1. FLOW-BASED LEADERSHIP BY JUDITH L. GLICK-SMITH, PH.D.     Responders to emergency situations will often react by entering “the flow,” a mindset wher ... More
A tale of two leaders

A tale of two leaders

By Sgt. Aaron Dumbrow RallyPoint As a young team leader in the Army, I arrived around the same time as our new platoon leader ... More