This was a fascinating book I had been expecting stories of firefighting but it is very much The author works on decision making and examines how is very much The author works on decision making and examines how are made with what information and what conseuences during all kinds of incidents As a serving firefighter she has much to draw on and her insight is intriguing Her own story as a young person living rough then achieving entry to the fire service is an interesting backstory especially since as a woman this was particularly
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Awareness With Other Areas with other areas explored with the examples sed being exercise or real life incidents you never know which at the beginning which in itself is a mechanism which draws you into the subject There is much This book will appeal to anyone who has an interest in decision making Beautiful Press Out Flying Butterflies under pressure blue light services psychology and human behaviour Highly recommend It s not a slim volume but I became so absorbed read this over 3 days The audiobook is a little stilted but what an amazing woman I ll start by saying this was a 100% me issue and not the book I came into this expecting it to be of a memoir style book like This is going to hurt or Working Stiffs that follows someone through their working dayweekmonthyear etc What it is a cross between a memoir and a journal article Due to the disclaimer that the events didn t always happen as represented in the book some were actual training scenarios rather than real life situations and vice versa some were composites of multiple events and experiences I found it difficult to really connect with some things that were happening as I didn t know if they were true or if they were representations of things I would say that some of the scenes were absolutely horrific and I was genuinely trying to fight back tears at the though of what the victims of such eve. AS SEEN ON BBC BREAKFAST'One of the wonder women of our emergency services' Glamour'Does for the fire service what Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt did for the NHS A humbling jaw dropping read which redefines what is possible' Viv GroskopIn the face ofrgency and ncertainty would you respond analytically or trust your instincts How would you decide who lives and who diesDr Sabrina Cohen Hatton has been a firefighter for eighteen years She decides. Nts but also the firefighters themselves must go through Overall I think it was a good book that is definitely worth a it was a good book that is definitely worth a but I just approached it wrong when I started Thank you for the brave men and women across the board of emergency service workers who are selfless beyond belief in their drive to help others Part of my 2020 Reading Challenge A book about firefightingIt is difficult to describe the emotions I felt while reading this book I cried I laughed I was afraid I was empathetic This book is a perfect piece for anyone interested in firefighting and in the many challenges that comes with the job As someone who has a background in psychology and a major interest in firefighting I connected a lot with Dr Cohen Hatton The stories hit me personally which is why I took so long to finish it I really had to take in everything that was said It was brilliantly written and a perfect gateway into the everyday life of these heroes Will be reading this again and again THIS BOOK WILL SAVE LIVESI read this book cover to cover within 24 hours of purchasing it Every page held my attention as Sab transported me to the fire grounds incident scenes and briefing rooms which are part of her
Daily Life I Was life I was asking myself how I would have acted in the most challenging of scenarios Sab described in such rich detail What would my leadership and decision making be like in situations where there s not a best outcome just a least worse one where getting it right can often mean the difference between life and death Decision making in Sab s world has to be fast and agile Get it wrong and that split second decision with be examined and judged in minute detail by the most learned in our society second decision with be examined and judged in minute detail by the most learned in our society is a wonderful thing but foresight is better Chapter 5 Trust Your Guts particularly resonated with meThis book made me think it encouraged me to explore my own decis. Which of her colleagues rush into a burning building and how they confront the blaze She makes the call to evacuate if she believes the options have been exhausted or that the situation has escalated beyond hope This is her astonishing account of a profession defined by the most difficult decisions imaginableTaking s to the very heart of firefighting Sabrina ses her award winning research to reveal the skills that are essential to surviving – an.
Read & download The Heat of the MomentIon making in stressful situations and provided some simple yet robust guidance which I know will be of tremendous value to me and no doubt many others both professionally and personally Sab s guidance has proven value it will help you get things right the first time as in her world you rarely get a second chanceThe importance of empathy kindness and mental wellbeing are sensitively covered by
the author Sab s pathfinding work is making a positive difference There is no doubt in my mind that herauthor Sab s pathfinding work is making a positive difference There is no doubt in my mind that her has helped save many lives and doubt in my mind that her has helped save many lives and risks to people and property The wider transfer of knowledge from this book has the potential to improve the decision making of individuals in any organisation not just the emergency services I would love to see this book as a standard text in schools as I m sure it would help motivate and inspire our future firefighters and leadersI thoroughly enjoyed Sab s story Her book will be a most seful reference source to help further inform the Security Management Systems SeMS development work I m involved with particularly the threat assessment risk management and incident response components Getting the culture right is key in Sab s world and eually applicable to the security environment and indeed any organisation wishing to get the best from its people Growing positive cultures can be a herculean task but Sab and other thought leaders like her are tipping the balance and changing mindsets for the betterSab s rise to the top has clearly been a tough yet rewarding journey The term role model is often overused but Sab has well and truly earned the title She walks the talk as opposed to those leaders in name only who simply talk the talk to appease othersI m so pleased that Sab is now the Chief Fire Officer of West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service I know we are in very safe hands Thanks Sab you are inspirationalAndy Blackwell. D even thriving – in such a fast paced and emotionally charged environment And she immerses s in this extraordinary world; from scenes of devastation and crisis through triumphs of bravery to the ieter moments when she Surrogate Humanity uestions herself and the decisions made in the mostnforgiving circumstancesHere is the truth about how we respond in our most extreme moments'Gripping heart stopping and profoundly reassuring' Sue Black author of 'All That Remain.