John Lovato

The Power of Follow Through

Lesson of the Day: Are you going to be the influencer or are you going to be influenced by others? Key Points: 1.) Keep It Simple 2.) Whining is Complaint Without Solution 3.) Can’t Make Everyone Happy 

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Accepting Differences By Focusing On Strengths

Lesson of the Day: Stop wanting duplicates of yourself! High performing teams need diverse skills. Key Points: 1.) 1st Due Drill  2.) Chasing Experience 3.) The Make-Up Of A Good Team  

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How Do You Measure Success?

Lesson of the Day: Success is not money, fame, or rank. Success is measured by those around us.  Key Points: 1.) Masking Up With Gloves On  2.) Test Yourself For Improvement 3.) A Conversation About Success

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Adapt To Win

Lesson of the Day: Change is constant. Look at our gear, our SCBA’s, and training. The better we adapt, the better we will become.  Key Points: 1.) I Won’t Move 2.) Proficiency Drills With Cheif 3.) Run! It’s a Quint

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Lovato Leadership

Lesson of the Day: In the game “Follow the Leader”, we follow the actions not the words of the person in front of us. So look at actions not words. Key Points: 1.) Last Day Of Hydrants 2.) “When You’re Not Here” 3.) Lovato Leadership Class Idea    

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Adversity Is Opportunity

Lesson of the Day: We can only handle so much. It’s like a fight. How many people can you fend off? Same is true with projects. How many projects can you handle? Key Points: 1.) 3 Projects At A Time 2.) Buyer For The Boat 3.) Physical Work Is The Best Work  

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Bullies of the Fire Service

Lesson of the Day: “It’s not what you preach. It’s what you tolerate.” -Jocko Key Points: 1.) My Story Growing Up 2.) Adult Experiences: Backing Down 3.) The Movie: “The Principal”- ‘no more’

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First Things First

Lesson of the Day: We get done what we prioritize. Everything else is an excuse. Key Points: 1.) Operationally Ready and Rig Checks 2.) Ladders

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Is It You Or Is It Me?

Lesson of the Day: “It triggers us because it reminds us.” Key Points: 1.) Being different makes you a target 2.) Your triggers are a reminder of what you need to address 3.) Swim lessons with the kids

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Pass The Buck

Lesson of the Day: Use the style of leadership needed to get the job done. Some can work autonomously, while others need direct supervision.  Key Points: 1.) The Best Public Relations 2.) Outwork the Probie 3.) Turn Negative Things Into Positive Experiences  

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