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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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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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Monday Morning Quarterbacks Cheat

Lesson of the Day: Monday morning quarterbacks are right, but they cheat. Here is why… Key Points: 1.) New hire lunch 2.) PIA feedback 3.) Ward meeting

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If You’re Not First, You’re Last

Lesson of the Day:   Doing my own personal PIA. Decision-making changes with the more information we have. We base decisions in the moment with what we have.  Key Points: 1.) Team driven ladder drill 2.) Two-line first in fire 3.) Ask for help

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