John Lovato

How to spend less time nagging and more time setting the right example

The other day I was having a discussion with the guys. Afterward, it reminded me of something I have heard before. There is an excerpt I remembered from the video Brotherhood: Life in the FDNY. I want to share that with you real quick and then go into the story.   “It’s the glorious part…

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Make it about the Team

To correct poor behavior, relate how what the person is doing is affecting the team.

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Easy Way To Push Yourself More

Let me tell you a quick story about a group of people who made me feel like I could contribute more. Also, what you can learn from it. This was some years ago. I started getting a little bit more involved with training in my county. At these trainings, I met a group of individuals…

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Saying Goodbye to a Brother

  There we were on the second floor of a training tower at the fire academy. The students could hardly hear us over the loud noises and voices coming from the first floor.   I asked another instructor what was being taught on the first floor. He said he was not sure but Camelo was…

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