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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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I LOVE This Sh*t!

Lesson of the Day: Be strict in your principles and flexible in your methods. Key Points: 1.) Brad’s Back 2.) Facility Day 3.) Training on Sunday… OMG

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It Can’t All Be A Priority

Lesson of the Day: Your priorities are exactly what you get done. Key Points: 1.) Let’s Go Shooting 2.) Courage to Conquer Conflict 3.) Book of the Month

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We Only Live Once

Lesson of the Day: You’ll never know until you try it.  Key Points: 1.) Keep Things Simple 2.) A Phone Call That Has Me Thinking 3.) Time-Boxing My Calendar

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Can’t Wait To Get Home

Lesson of the Day: Our values shape our priorities.  Key Points: 1.) Late Dinner Lessons 2.) Inconveniences VS Problems 3.) Leaving The Academy Early  

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Pick Up The Slack

Lesson of the Day: Big fires equal big problems. Knowledge is only power when it is acted upon. Key Points: 1.) Car Fire For The Birthday Boy 2.) Crew Lead Training 3.) Together Everyone Achieves More  

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Our Probie Is A White Cloud

Lesson of the Day: You need to put your workers with your workers or you risk losing them. Keep them happy.  Key Points: 1.) Stir Crazy Workers 2.) Vertical Vent Training 3.) Fire Safety Talk With Four Year Olds    

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Start Putting In The Reps

Lesson of the Day: To get better we must start now. It takes a lot of reps to make things run better. Start the process now, stop waiting.    Key Points: 1.) Training to Overcome Variables 2.) 2nd Stripe 3.) Pallets Are Just Adult Legos

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