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Some Time Off

Lesson of the Day: Our perspective shapes our reality.  Key Points: 1.) Anniversary Tacos 2.) Getting called a hypocrite 3.) Looking for the lesson

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Soul Medicine

Lesson of the Day: Staying cooped up is a recipe for disaster. Explore your first due area. Get out and be social on your days off. It’s “soul medicine”. Key Points: 1.) The text and the phone call 2.) My unexpected breakdown 3.) Our visit

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How Much Time

Lesson of the Day: Fight for your right to sweat. Key Points: 1.) 1st Day Back 2.) All Hands On 3.) What’s with all of the computer work?  

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My Experience with Fire Combat

Lesson of the Day: Let the drill be the teacher. Key Points: 1.) Engine boss main objective 2.) Make it happen 3.) How to make it “Advanced”    

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My Thoughts on Power

Lesson of the Day: Power can create a false sense of importance. Focus on what’s right not who’s right.  Key Points: 1.) A Day As The Battalion Chief 2.) I’m Not That Good 3.) Gate Keepers  

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Checks and Balances

Lesson of the Day: Show others how good you are. Key Points: 1.) Testing Out 2.) How good are we?  

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Oops… I’m Stuck

Lesson of the Day: Ask for help, no one person has all the answers.  Key Points: 1.) Help from a stranger 2.) Rollovers in the city 3.) A phone call from one of my guys

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Giving Experience

Lesson of the Day: Experience matters, but we can bridge that gap with quality drills. Key Points: 1.) The calls are not coming in. 2.) How I chased experience. 3.) My plan for my acting captain candidate. 

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Why I Don’t Argue… Most of the Time

Lesson of the Day: When we lose our cool, we lose the discussion. Learn to control your emotions. Key Points: 1.) We are rooted in our beliefs. 2.) We are emotional instead of logical.  3.) Learn to flank.

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Adapt Your Style

Lesson of the Day: Focus on the end result. Key Points: 1.) I want the same results. 2.) People respond differently. 3.) I have to adapt to them.

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