leadership

Have the Courage

Lesson of the Day: The ONE thing that would make the biggest impact is for all company officers to have the courage to lead.  Key Points: 1.) Talk about assholes 2.) Unpolished courage 3.) The missing ingredient

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Lead Don’t Force

Lesson of the Day: You can only take people to where you’ve been. So you better get out there.  Key Points: 1.) Learning as I go 2.) Jiu-Jitsu with my nephew 3.) Reading to my kids

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Things Don’t Have To Be That Hard

Lesson of the Day: Change your thinking to change your results.  Key Points: 1.) How to H.O.T. Recap 2.) Make it happen 3.) Find Out

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Everybody Wants To Be In Charge

Lesson of the Day: There is no point in complaining. Just fix it and move on.  Key Points: 1.) 2 Alarm Fire 2.) Pointing Fingers 3.) Get your house in order first

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He Was Excited To Train

Lesson of the Day: There is only one way to get better at something. You have to continually do it. The more you do it, the better you’ll get. Key Points: 1.) Working on the truck 2.) My Probie’s Goal

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Displaying Strong Leadership

Lesson of the Day: Work Harder Key Points: 1.) Instead of Bitching, Just Fix It 2.) Get Worked Up or Just Fix It 3.) Questioning Is Not Complaining

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Sugar Coated Lies

Lesson of the Day: When we sugarcoat the truth to be nice, we can actually make it worse.  Key Points: 1.) How being nice has backfired 2.) Being direct with evaluations

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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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