| Developing Mental Toughness - Firefighter Job Preparation
by Dean Guccione on April 14, 2017. In this video, Chief Dean Guccione discuss how you must develop mental toughness being a firefighter. Mental toughness is necessary for your success as you run 911 emergency calls, and you also need mental toughness for your success around the station.
You are going to be exposed to life and death situations on a daily basis where you will need to be mentally tough to cope with what you see every day.You'll also need mental toughness in the station, because as a rookie, you will be under stress constantly due to being continually evaluated on your performance and your behavior.
Being mentally tough is a skill that you can learn over time, and the better you get at controlling the way you think and feel while responding to emergencies, the more a fulfilling and successful career you will have.