John Alston

  • Douglas Mitchell Jr., Fire Captain with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), delivered the #FDIC2022 Thursday keynote, “Evolution You: Mission, Motivation, and Mindset.”

    This riveting and passionate speech […]

  • What is your success rate with goal setting? For most people, this is a sour subject because they either don’t set goals or they invest the time into a goal-setting process that does not elicit the outcome t […]

  • Thank you to all who made this moment possible.  I do not take it lightly or for granted.  Hope you enjoy this little talk.

    More to follow…

  • Greetings and thank you for checking out this video clip. It is my hope you can make it to the opening ceremonies 8/4 & 8/5 at #FDIC2021 . I hope to give a message that speaks to where you are and where you want […]

  • Thank you for a great discussion with a few of the phenomenal women of Fire and Emergency Services.

    We found strength and inspiration. Thank you, President Amy Hanifan and Executive Director Kimberly Cox, for […]

  • Just before he rolled up his sleeve to get his COVID-19 vaccination Monday, New Haven Fire Chief John A. Alston Jr. acknowledged it was a historic moment. He not only became one of the first people vaccinated by […]

  • I want to thank the Connecticut Fire Department Instructors Association, for allowing me to present a brief portion on Calling the Mayday and the responsibilities of the Rapid Intervention Team or Rapid […]

  • “I want to thank Mike D, Mike G and my fellow panelists, for their courage, forthrightness, and professionalism in this endeavor.  They rose to the occasion out of love of country, our fellow firefighters, […]

  • Had it not been for the COVID19 outbreak and life continuing on its merry way, I would have been at #FDIC2020, in Indianapolis, Indiana (God-willing).

    I was honored to be invited to give the Opening Ceremony […]

  • John Alston wrote a new post 4 years ago

    Great story, Brandon!

  • John Alston wrote a new post 4 years ago

  • Interview with New Haven WNHH Station Owner Paul Bass

    Thanx for the opportunity to highlight the great work of the #NHFD. I hope we can do it again, I feel the interview focused a lot on me. I am more […]

  • Day 1 has been great, with presentations from the full gamut (i.e. Law Enforcement, Medical Professionals, First Responders, Academia and Government. We are all focusing on an International Problem.

  • I want to thank the members of the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ HRC committee for allowing me to speak on the matter of Diversity.

    It is my hope that we can move the discussion from […]

  • Captain Tiffanye Wesley and her team guard the U.S. Pentagon.  Along with this trusted position, she is an author, leader and continues to inspire others. She speaks about her challenges and her perseverance.  I c […]

  • A true inspiration, SEAL Admiral William ?. McRaven addresses the 2014 graduating class of the University of Texas.  His impassioned and caring message will be forever remembered for its focus and […]

  • GLUE is a universal resource for the growth and development of EMPOWERment paradigms. This program is certain to develop strong leaders in all ranks of your organization.

    The “GLUE Guys” touch on vital issu […]

  • Transformational Leadership with Fire Chief Reggie Freeman

    While attending a community event in the City of New Haven, Hartford Fire Chief Reggie Freeman and I got the opportunity to “chop it up”  and […]

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