John Lovato

Stressed Out Over A Radio

Lesson of the Day:

The more prepared we are the less stress we will have to experience.

Key Points:

1.) Truckie Saturday

2.) Got My Cage Rattled

3.) Rolling Too Rough

Thank You Lt. Hamilton

Lesson of the Day:

Reruns, Repeats, and Redos – Senior Captain

Most challenges we face have been dealt with before by others, learn from them or risk learning the hard way.

Key Points:

1.) Takeaways From 20,000 Alarms

2.) 7/8 Day Videos at Dinner

3.) Go With The Gut… A Sleepless Night and A Curveball At Home 


Being Present

Lesson of the Day:

We follow actions more than we follow words. When in doubt, show people how the work should be done. 

Key Points:

1.) Show Me, Don’t Tell Me

2.) No Pressure In The Present

3.) Purpose Drives Performance

Healthy Competition

Lesson of the Day:

People will meet your standards whether they are low or high, you just have to help them. 

Key Points:

1.) Multi-company Drills Spread Best Practices

2.) Raising The Bar

3.) What I Am Learning From A 40-Year-Old Book


Stop Measuring With Time On

Lesson of the Day:

Experience comes from sets and reps, not time.

Key Points:

1.) Stretching in Our First Due Area

2.) Setting Up Barriers

3.) How Being Too Emotional Will Wreck You

We Crave Purpose and Accomplishments

Lesson of the Day:

Give purpose by presenting challenges that lead to satisfying accomplishments. This is life over and over again. 

Key Points:

1.) Don’t Wait To Be Told

2.) Take The Initiative To Reach Your Goal

3.) Saturday Training

4.) Ultimate Training Plan

Consistency Is Key

Lesson of the Day:

Consistency is key. We like to know what to expect and start looking forward to it. Stay consistent to get lasting change. 

**Daily agendas and cooking.**

Key Points:

1.) Probies Here

2.) Crew Lead Training

3.) Thanks For The Effort


I Cook, You Instruct

Lesson of the Day:

Taking care of your people also means challenging them so they grow.

Key Points:

1.) Operations Advisory Board

2.) Sunday’s New Routine

3.) Wanting To Train


Lesson of the Day:

Appreciation goes a long way!

Key Points:

1.) Safety Standdown = Best Practices 

2.) Compliment With No Punchline

3.) Incoming Probie


Caring Too Much

Lesson of the Day:

You have to care, just not too much.

Key Points:

1.) Hurry For A Cancelled CPR Class

2.) Two-Story Pull

3.) Detailed Kitchen