In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso from Kearny NJ.  Frank is a Fire Engineering contributor, author of Step up and Lead, and is a national level speaker on the topic of leadership. 


In this powerful podcast Frank shares:


  • His college experience in rowing
  • Leadership is a constant evolution
  • Water boils at 212 degrees 
  • Leadership is a tour guide
  • How to step up your teamwork
  • Working hard is NOT Fun

Frank Viscuso is a career deputy chief, nationally recognized speaker, and author of six books, including the best-seller Step Up and Lead (PennWell, 2011) and the newly released follow-up book Step Up Your Teamwork. Frank is also co-creator of FireOpsOnline.com, a website that provides valuable free training, drills, and tips for firefighters who are serious about advancing their career.


As a speaker, Frank has the ability to move people to action. Over the past decade he has spoken to audiences in and outside the fire service on many topics that include leadership, team building, officer development, and customer service. His seminars are designed to introduce people to the top traits associated with leadership and to equip them with the skills needed to lead, inspire, and motivate their teams.



Frank works as a Tour Commander in Kearny, NJ. He and his wife reside in Toms River with their three boys. He can be reached by cell: 973-981-1505 or email: frank@commonvalor.com

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_50_Stepping_up_with_Frank_Viscuso.mp3
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