John Lovato

Step By Step

Lesson of the Day: Progress takes time. Don’t aim for perfection. Focus on improving.  Key Points: 1.) The probies are signing up 2.) Do a little bit at a time

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He Was Excited To Train

Lesson of the Day: There is only one way to get better at something. You have to continually do it. The more you do it, the better you’ll get. Key Points: 1.) Working on the truck 2.) My Probie’s Goal

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Displaying Strong Leadership

Lesson of the Day: Work Harder Key Points: 1.) Instead of Bitching, Just Fix It 2.) Get Worked Up or Just Fix It 3.) Questioning Is Not Complaining

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Be The Leader You Didn’t Have

Lesson of the Day: We can’t change the past. We can learn from it and not repeat it.  Key Points: 1.) Searched For Training 2.) My First Fatality 3.) Probies First

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Sugar Coated Lies

Lesson of the Day: When we sugarcoat the truth to be nice, we can actually make it worse.  Key Points: 1.) How being nice has backfired 2.) Being direct with evaluations

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Problems Are Just Challenges

Lesson of the Day: Start looking at problems you encounter as challenges you have not beaten yet.  Key Points: 1.) We are just problem solvers 2.) Jiu-Jitsu Concepts 3.) Too Much Mulch

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Why Ignorance Is Bliss

Lesson of the Day: Knowing the right way is only half of the battle. Helping others the right way is the hard part. Key Points: 1.) Not Knowing Better 2.) Knowing Better 3.) Responsibility To Help Others

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Pass On What You Learn

Lesson of the Day: Sharing our experiences and lessons learned helps the next generation.  Key Points: 1.) Search With Recruits 2.) What We Learned 3.) What We Were Told

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Talking Is Not Doing

Lesson of the Day: We must be tested to measure our effectiveness.  Key Points: 1.) I Didn’t Defend The Choke 2.) Test Yourself 3.) Show Me, Don’t Tell Me

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Care But Not Too Much

Lesson of the Day: Nobody is perfect. Stop expecting perfection from everyone around you.  Key Points: 1.) It’s all about how it’s prepared. 2.) Experience helps us understand. 3.) Caring too much

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