Going For Gold

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ISBN: 766808688

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Aspiring for a badge with gold? Headed up the ladder to chief officer? Coleman tells it just like it is, and also in a way that makes one shake a head and ask: "Why didn't I see it that way before?" Portrays just what the job of municipal fire chief More »

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ISBN: 766808688

Aspiring for a badge with gold? Headed up the ladder to chief officer? Coleman tells it just like it is, and also in a way that makes one shake a head and ask: "Why didn't I see it that way before?" Portrays just what the job of municipal fire chief is really all about. It's not just pomp and ceremony and golden trumpets and leadership and heroism; it's also politicking and being a business manager and sometimes getting under people's skin. Coleman doesn't just spout theory; he cites examples and gives task-by-task details to apply in any professional situation. Provides a realistic appraisal of what it takes to aspire to, achieve as, and succeed at the job of fire chief. Not headed all the way up the ladder? This is an inside look at what the top spot is really like. An understanding of the top job will make for a smoother working relationship.

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