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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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Working on My Patience

Lesson of the Day: Be hard on yourself but have patience with others.  Key Points: 1.) Handing Off The Tool 2.) Live Rescue  

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Who’s Command

Lesson of the Day: There is a good chance you caused some of your own misery. Key Points: 1.) Flair up after 3 weeks. 2.) Being a fish out of water.

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You Know What Makes You Different

Lesson of the Day: Praise what you want to see more of and correct what you do not want to see.  Key Points: Feedback from one of my guys  

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Fishing With My Nephew

Lesson of the Day: Everyone is someone’s child. Key Points: 1.) Take the Opportunities 2.) My Son Dressed Up Like A Fireman  

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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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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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