John Lovato

We are what we regularly do

Lesson of the day: We judge ourselves by our intentions, others by their actions. – Stephen Covey Questions: 1) How do you break the cycle of “we have always done it this way!”? 2) As a Lt how do I continue Holding people accountable when superiors aren’t?

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Keep It Simple

Lesson of the day: Make what you want as convenient as possible Questions Answered: 1) Bridging the gap between the “old” guys and the “young” guys 2) new training ideas for my members

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What my best days consist of

Lesson of the day: Action is what makes the difference. Questions Answered: 1) How to engage all ages of members at training. 2) Weak leadership in higher ranks

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Are you making a difference

Lesson of the day Its not about rank, its about influencing others. Questions answered Keeping people motivated Getting hired full time at any fire department

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I’m ok with losing

Lesson of the day Make the position you’re in Questions Answered Patience in Changing the culture Consistency

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Don’t Do It

Lesson of the day When it comes to development, never do things for someone that they can do themselves. Questions answered motivating millennials brainstorming effective training exercises that can be completed in quarters as a 3-man company

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I screwed up

Lesson of the day: Encourage others to call you out when needed. Questions Answered: Resources to pass along to firefighters and officers for dealing with the morale and personnel issues in their organizations How to become a good captain.. I am a new captain.

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Lets Flow

Lesson of the day: Look for challenges Questions Answered: Communication with each Shift importance of training for people. so many different things pulling at members time.

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Just Do It

Lesson of the day: The only way to know is to do Points Boat day Different crews bring different perspectives Questions Answered How to properly lead as I come up through the ranks Having self doubt in a new officer position.

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It’s Family Week

LESSON OF THE DAY Plan Your Day otherwise, you’ll lose your day. POINTS – No Rules – Best Day Consisted of QUESTIONS ANSWERED 1. Being the low man and having to train myself without the      knowledge to do so 2. Greatest challenge for you Once the times go off?      

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