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Side Alpha Leadership

This podcast will explore all aspects leadership in the fire service. I want to find out what makes a good leader. What attributes do good leaders possess. In my quest I will interview leaders in different occupations.

Nov 7, 2021

In this episode I once again speak to Retired Battalion Chief Frank Ricci about making yourself, as well as your organization successful.

As a leader there are time you have to set yourself up for success. When you are interviewing for a new job or promotion you need to tell your bosses who you are what you have done...


Oct 1, 2021

I am happy to have Robert James (RJ) Fire Lieutenant and President of Capitol Fire Training. We discuss being the new officer and building you influence through staying humble, staying enthusiastic, and lead by example. RJ talks about his role as a newly promoted Lt. and succeeding by sticking to his core values.


Sep 7, 2021

Sam and I talk about taking the assessment center, thinking like the officer you want to be and once you're there how do I earn leadership credibility.  Set good, reasonable and realistic expectations and you are on the path to success. 


Aug 1, 2021

In this episode I have a great conversation with Jason Gardner. Jason and I discuss being a good parent and taking care of yourself. 

The leadership traits you show at work are the same you must strive for at home. Setting a great example at home helps shape you kids. Whether you believe it or not, your kids are...


Jul 1, 2021

In this episode I talk with Lt. Nick Pappa of the New Britian Fire Department. Nick brings the leadership perspective from the eyes of a line officer. Nick talks about being able to control the things that are in your control and not get hung up on the things you can't control.  We talk about building relationships...