28 episodes

Welcome to Flashpoint: the Fire Inside Podcast. Featuring leadership and team building principles designed to ignite your inner fire and help you reach your full potential. On our program, you will learn from professional athletes, military and business experts, inspirational figures, leaders in the fire service, and other top achievers who have reached the pinnacle of success in their chosen fields.

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Welcome to Flashpoint: the Fire Inside Podcast. Featuring leadership and team building principles designed to ignite your inner fire and help you reach your full potential. On our program, you will learn from professional athletes, military and business experts, inspirational figures, leaders in the fire service, and other top achievers who have reached the pinnacle of success in their chosen fields.

    28: Dr. Denis Onieal – Be Ready for Opportunity

    28: Dr. Denis Onieal – Be Ready for Opportunity

    Dr. Denis Onieal, retired Chief of Department for Jersey City Fire Department and former senior career federal fire official, was responsible for the day-to-day operation of the United States Fire Administration, the National Fire Academy, the National Fire Incident Reporting System, and the National Emergency Training Center. Dr. Onieal speaks with Frank Viscuso about his years in the fire service and advice that he would pass down to the next generation of fire fighters.

    • 54 min
    27: Jim Knight – Culture That Rocks

    27: Jim Knight – Culture That Rocks

    Renowned speaker, author and training development expert Jim Knight joins Frank Viscuso to talk about his time leading Global Training for Hard Rock International, and his tactics on how to amp up organizational culture, deliver world-class service, and build rock star teams and leaders.







    https://www.KnightSpeaker.com

    • 46 min
    26: Curt Isakson – Enjoy the Ride

    26: Curt Isakson – Enjoy the Ride

    In this episode, Curt Isakson talks with Frank Viscuso about having a passion for the job and enjoying the journey. Curt also speaks passionately about what “It’s Worth the Risk”, means and how he came to start his business, County Fire Tactics. Curt Isakson is a Battalion Chief for Escambia County Fire Rescue. He has worked in volunteer, career, and combination departments, and has held all ranks up to Battalion Chief.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    25: Rudy Ruettiger – The Power of the Dream

    25: Rudy Ruettiger – The Power of the Dream

    In this episode Rudy Ruettiger shares his story on the power of the dream. As portrayed in the blockbuster film, Rudy, rising from a difficult childhood to obtaining his dream of playing football for the Fighting Irish, on November 8, 1975 Rudy got his chance to take the field and on the game’s final play where Rudy had a sack on the quarterback, he was carried off the field by his teammates, the first player at Notre Dame history to do so and only one of two people to have that honor. Today Rudy is an Emmy Award Winning Motivational Speaker, author, and producer. For more information or to contact Rudy visit https://www.rudyruettiger.com.

    • 26 min
    24: Chris Langan – Building a Cohesive Team

    24: Chris Langan – Building a Cohesive Team

    In this episode, Coach Langan speaks with Frank Viscuso about building and sustaining championship-caliber teams. Chris Langan has been Felician University’s head baseball coach since the 2004 season. During that time he has turned their program around, leading the Golden Falcons to 12 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Berths and two Championships, along with four NCAA Regional appearances. Chris Langan was named CACC Coach of the Year four consecutive times following the 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 seasons.

    • 40 min
    23: Mike Terpak – Never Stop Learning

    23: Mike Terpak – Never Stop Learning

    Whether you are a probationary firefighter or have years on the job, whether for a promotional exam or just to stay at your peak performance, in this episode Frank Viscuso speaks with his friend and mentor, Deputy Chief Mike Terpak on the importance of maintaining your desire to never stop learning.

    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

eagsbfd ,

Great podcast

Just when you think Chief has hosted his best guest he ups the ante! A must listen for those in the Fire Service!

Jim Nettles ,

Awesome Podcast

Great tips for becoming a better leader!

Alex Hickey ,

Very very good!

This is an instant top 5 leadership podcast in all of podcast land. Chief Viscuso is an amazing leader and this show is a must for anyone looking to improve their game!

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