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Some Time Off

Lesson of the Day: Our perspective shapes our reality.  Key Points: 1.) Anniversary Tacos 2.) Getting called a hypocrite 3.) Looking for the lesson

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Soul Medicine

Lesson of the Day: Staying cooped up is a recipe for disaster. Explore your first due area. Get out and be social on your days off. It’s “soul medicine”. Key Points: 1.) The text and the phone call 2.) My unexpected breakdown 3.) Our visit

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Challenges and Skills

Lesson of the Day: Challenges become fun when we increase our skills enough. Key Points: 1.) Learning About Flow 2.) Examples

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OFC 2020 Recap

Lesson of the Day: We tend to do things the easiest way possible. To get more effort, create an environment where more effort is needed.  Key Points: 1.) 5 – 10 – 20 Presentation 2.) Podcast Feedback 3.) Big Takeaway

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Stepping Forward

Lesson of the Day: The more you challenge yourself, the more fun you’ll have. Key Points: 1.) Playing Games on Easy 2.) Learning New Things 3.) Step Up Your Game

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I Don’t Pay Taxes, So This Is For You…

Lesson of the Day: Be careful about what you choose to focus on. What we focus on can consume us. Key Points: 1.) Double Pulling 2.) Being Flashed 3.) Birthday Parties

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Why I Booked Jocko’s Muster

Lesson of the Day: To get good at anything we must endure the process. Key Points: 1.) Our Kids Mimic What They See 2.) Books and EF Online 3.) Total Immersion 

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Leadership is a Relationship

Lesson of the Day: The way you run your firehouse or department is your leadership development program.  Key Points: 1.) Third Engine by 3 PM 2.) Pointing Fingers 3.) New Custom Offer

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Why I Recommend Giving Out Expectations Individually

Lesson of the Day: Any expectation is better than no expectations.  Key Points: 1.) Makes It Impactful 2.) Avoids Groupthink 3.) Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable In One-On-One Situations 

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See It Is Believing It

Lesson of the Day: The best way to hash things out is to put the thoughts into action. Key Points: 1.) Food Drive 2.) Relay Pumping

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