John Lovato

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…

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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

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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  

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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

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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

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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  

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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

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Thanks!

Lesson of the Day: Appreciation goes a long way! Key Points: 1.) Safety Standdown = Best Practices  2.) Compliment With No Punchline 3.) Incoming Probie  

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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

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First Day Back

Lesson of the Day: We hate having to remind people but how often do we need reminding? It’s like there is only so much room in our heads and this reveals our priorities.  Key Points: 1.) No Rescue – No Problem 2.) So Many Moving Parts 3.) Who Made The “List”?

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