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How we fixed an issue when teaching search

Lesson of the day: Proper preparation prevents poor performance Questions Answered: 1) motivating fellow officers to be better when they are close to retirement 2) Building a solid mentorship program.

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What happens when we are not present

Lesson of the day: Be where you’re feet are Questions Answered: 1). Taking things personally 2) How to stay on the path when my entire department is lazy and unmotivated. Check out this episode!

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Bday Phone Call

Lesson of the day: Adapt to Win Questions Answered: 1) High Suicidal rate amongst Fire Personal and how can we truly get the help needed to those in crises 2) Upper management.

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I got hacked

Lesson of the day: It is what it is. Questions Answered: 1) what would you recommend for the future when people want to be there but don’t? 2) Keeping the crew tight at the station.

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How to block initiative

Lesson of the day: Encourage more than you block. Questions: 1) Looking at the positives and strengths of the members as well as their opinions. 2) My challenge is finding innovative trainings and getting guys motivated to do them.

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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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