Podcast

Station Transfers

Lesson of the Day: Simple plans reduce anxiety and overthinking. Keep it simple. Key Points: 1.) Transitioning 2.) My Plan

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Observations on Overtime

Lesson of the Day: We are products of our environment. Change your surroundings. Key Point: Different Crews Have Different Cultures

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Losing Half My Crew

Lesson of the Day: Making a positive impact on a firefighter’s career is one of the most rewarding accomplishments.  Focus on growing everyone on your team. Key Points: 1.) Another Year, Another Change 2.) Learning From Each Other 3.) Spread the Good Stuff

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Be Nice Until It Is Time Not To

Lesson of the Day: Use as little energy as possible. Key Points: 1.) Escalating Events 2.) Technique Over Strength

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Learn From Others

Lesson of the Day: There is always room for improvement. The trick is to keep your ego in check and not take things so personally.  Key Points: 1.) 2nd Flounder in My Life 2.) PIA of my fishing trip

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Appreciate What You Have

Lesson of the Day: Everything you want takes work. When you do the necessary work, you will have the results.  Key Point: Best way to do this…      

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The Importance of Being Tested

Lesson of the Day: The more you push yourself, the more you learn about yourself.  Key Points: 1.) What a hot streak has taught me. 2.) Recruit forcible entry training. 3.) Progress not perfection

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Everyday Lessons

Lesson of the Day: There are lessons in everything we encounter. It’s up to us to find them and learn from them. Key Points: It’s not always what you think. The importance of training for morale. Flipping problem finders.

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2nd Due In Our 4th Due

Lesson of the Day: Those who adapt will win. Key Points: 1.) How maturity plays a part in adapting. 2.) The importance of sets and reps. 3.) Focus on the end goal.  

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Pick Up The Ball

Lesson of the Day: A high functioning team walks together.  There are no super silos.  Key Points:  1.) Do More 2.) Getting Behind and Why It’s Okay 3.) Team Power

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