Here it is important to weigh up as quickly as possible between the situation on site (damage and risk situation) and the honest assessment of one’s own strengths and weaknesses as well as those of the entire team. This comparison and evaluation leads to the definition of the search strategy. The overriding goal in the rescue operation is to find and rescue the missed person, everything else follows.
In my professional role as well as in my rescue work, I put together randomly thrown teams for a task that sometimes has to be brought to the limits of their capabilities very quickly.
Learn more about the consequences of psychological and physical stress and the typical behaviour of personal characters in extreme situations. Learn from me how you act and react without sufficient lead time and how you can permanently adjust your priorities. Here you need pragmatic solution approaches and not any excessive working groups.
Avoid chaos, analyse the situation with confidence and steer everything back into calmer waters – that is the order of the day.
The ability of people to think and act is under enormous stresses and changes in crisis situations completely different. That’s the reasons, that preparation and training of crisis scenarios is essential.
Harmony and a common spirit can quickly turn into resentment and competitive thinking, but even better cohesion in times of need, in which one stands up for one another in case of danger. Communication, trust, reliability, perspective and interdisciplinary teamwork are the cornerstones for a positive or mitigating outcome.