John Lovato

Fishing for Complaints

Lesson of the Day: Our perspective is EVERYTHING. It determines how we react emotionally to what happens to us. Be cautious to those you surround yourself with and what information you consume.    Key Points: 1.) Lesson from VES Drill 2.) Slow House Woes 3.) An Influential Culture

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Reading Smoke

Lesson of the Day: Action Shows Commitment Key Points: 1.) Reading Smoke Training 2.) 1st Due Drill Lesson  

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What I Learned About Myself

Lesson of the Day: I will not expect others to be like me. I will focus on helping them a better version of themselves. Key Points: 1.) I Train For Me 2.) Say What Needs To Be Said 3.) Let Me Be Me  

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Work For What You Want

Lesson of the Day: We are the result of the work we did and did not do. Key Points: 1.) Captain Cooks 2.) Dollhouse Build 3.) Embrace It and Make The Best of The Situation

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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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