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Weekly Scrap #151 - Frank Viscuso, Flashpoint

The Weekly Scrap, Firefighter Podcast

Frank Viscuso came on the Scrap to talk about his new book "Flashpoint: Ignite your team and forge a winning culture" It was an exciting episode, and I was not prepared for the rabbit holes we will disappeared down.  So much knowledge from one of the absolute best!

1hr 56mins

30 Jul 2022

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FGC Minisode 2022-7 Frank Viscuso

Averagejake Firefighter Podcast

In this episode Chief Frank Viscuso discusses his leadership philosophies and the class he is teaching to lead off this years Fire Ground Commander Conference


13 Apr 2022

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Station 34 Episode 11 - Deputy Chief (ret.) Frank Viscuso. Author of "Step Up and Lead".

Station 34

It's episode 11 of the Station 34 podcast and our guest is best-selling author and retired Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso from the Kearny (NJ) Fire Department.  Chief Viscuso authored one of the most influential books on leadership in the fire service called "Step Up and Lead".  The book is not only a must-read for anyone at any level of their career, but it's also been used by many departments as the backbone of their officer training.  In addition to that, Chief Viscuso has penned 7 other books with an eighth, a children's book called "Sprinkles the Fire Dog" available for pre-order at his website, commonvalor.com.  The new book was done in conjunction with retired Lt. Paul Combs who is also one of the most recognized artists in the world of fire.  During our conversation, Chief Viscuso talks about his view on the impact of leadership at all levels and in all walks of life.  It's a great talk about taking on the challenges life throws at you, accepting humility, and understanding that to take full advantage of this life, you have to never stop learning.  Liston on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts and check back for new episodes ever Friday.  Stay safe and....go make yourself useful.  


4 Jun 2021

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Weekly Scrap #39 - Frank Viscuso, Step Up and Lead

The Weekly Scrap, Firefighter Podcast

On this episode of the Weekly Scrap, best selling author Frank Viscuso joins Corley Moore to discuss all things fire service related and deep dive into motivation and culture.  Plus Frank's suggested reading as well as his answers to the Five Questions for Firefighters.

1hr 3mins

9 Jul 2020

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Change And Credibility

The Standard

Episode 060 – We welcome back Frank Viscuso to our podcast for a second episode. He first appeared on our show in 2017 (Episode 003). This time, we discuss the hurdles when promoting change within your own organization, and how credibility plays a major role in whether or not that change is achieved. We also talk about the benefits and pitfalls of social media within the fire service. Frank is a retired Deputy Chief who spent 26 years with Kearny (NJ) Fire Department. He is a columnist for Fire Engineering and Fire Rescue magazines and the author of several books, including Step Up and Lead, Step Up Your Teamwork, and Common Valor.


12 Jun 2020

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Episode 18. Step Up and Lead with Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso

FMBA Nation

FMBA Nation Host Bill Brower had the chance to sit and talk with Deputy Chief (ret.) Frank Viscuso about leadership and the fire service. Deputy Chief (ret.) Frank Viscuso served more than 26 years on the Kearny Fire Department (Locals 18/218). He is the author of 7 books including four of our industries top best-sellers. His popular book Step Up and Lead introduces people the traits and skills they need in order to lead effective teams. Step Up and Lead has been referred to as the backbone of the fire service. Frank travels throughout North America and Europe providing leadership, team development and customer service training to fire departments and businesses. He spends his downtime coaching Little League baseball teams in Toms River, New Jersey.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


17 Jan 2020

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Frank Viscuso - Episode 264

Behind The Shield

Chief Frank Viscuso is a 26 year veteran of the fire service and author of multiple leadership books. We discuss leading from the front, the importance of realism in training, micro managers, firefighter fitness and much more.

2hr 19mins

24 Dec 2019

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Step Up And Lead

The Standard

Episode 003 – Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso of Kearny (NJ) Fire Department is the author of Step Up & Lead and speaks nationally on leadership and officer development. He discusses the contagious effects of positive and negative environments around the firehouse, the importance of leading yourself before you lead others, and training in realistic scenarios. Sponsored by Paul Conway Fire (paulconwayshields.com)

5 May 2017

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002-Frank Viscuso Interview- Deputy Chief and Author of Step Up and Lead

FireFighterToolBox » FFTBco

FirefighterToolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show Interview with Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso, Author of Step Up and Lead. In this Interview DC Viscuso discusses what it takes to be a leader in the fire service today, how we all can Step Up And Lead and lots of other leadership gold nuggets.  In add... The post 002-Frank Viscuso Interview- Deputy Chief and Author of Step Up and Lead appeared first on FireFighterToolBox.


3 Sep 2013