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Instructor Fail

Lesson of the Day: We saw the pitfall of training. We put recruits in decision-making role (officer) and that’s where they struggled the most. It’s not their fault. They just were not ready. To improve, we will place an officer to drill with them as the lead next time. As an instructor, look for what…

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Are You Trying To Be Perfect?

Lesson of the Day: We will never be perfect. We can make progress towards perfection though. Focus on progress. Key Points: Teaching PPE and SCBA with Recruits Can you bid stations? …NO… Build Relationships Up since 3 pm

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Am I Good?

Lesson of the Day: People want to do a good job. We rarely have a system to determine if we are good though. Use measurement for feedback. Expectations and performance objectives help set the bar for being good.   Key Points: Company officer expectations with Recruits Performance objects are coming Members are envious of the…

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Donuts With The Deputy

Lesson of the Day: The stories we tell ourselves are usually the real problems. Change your story, change your life.    Key Points: 1.) Office Meeting 2.) Deputy pinpointed the real issue 3.) Who’s Jocko?

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Course Corrections

Lesson of the Day: It’s almost natural to fluctuate in performance.  This goes for eating, working out, behavior, etc. When issues arise, it’s time for a course correction.  Key Points: 1.) Captain Cook Sunday 2.) Course Corrections 3.) Look At Myself

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