Podcast

Ignorance Is Bliss

Lesson of the Day: History repeats itself if we choose not to learn from it. Key Points: 1.) Can’t fix an issue you don’t know about 2.) Experiences shape our perspective 3.) The TV series “The Hunters”

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Pull The Bundle

Lesson of the Day: I’ve never had a fire go perfectly. I have learned something from each one. Learn from your mistakes and grow. Do not beat yourself up. Nobody has it all figured out.  Key Points: 1.) It was just a kitchen fire.  2.) Beating Yourself Up 3.) Being Outside

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The Best Job in the World

A recording of my presentation for the 2020 Orlando Fire Conference.

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OFC 2020 Recap

Lesson of the Day: We tend to do things the easiest way possible. To get more effort, create an environment where more effort is needed.  Key Points: 1.) 5 – 10 – 20 Presentation 2.) Podcast Feedback 3.) Big Takeaway

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The Right Experience Matters

Lesson of the Day: The more experience we gain, the harder it is to change our viewpoint. Key Points: 1.) Forklift Fun 2.) “You call what we have a training facility?” 3.) Treat People Like People

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Stepping Forward

Lesson of the Day: The more you challenge yourself, the more fun you’ll have. Key Points: 1.) Playing Games on Easy 2.) Learning New Things 3.) Step Up Your Game

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Why Aren’t The Chiefs Here?

Lesson of the Day: If it makes you happy, it’s healthy! Key Points: 1.) Developing and Delivering Training with Jim 2.) My Visit to a New Restaurant 3.) Importance of a Story

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I LOVE This Sh*t!

Lesson of the Day: Be strict in your principles and flexible in your methods. Key Points: 1.) Brad’s Back 2.) Facility Day 3.) Training on Sunday… OMG

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The Power of Conversations

Lesson of the Day: The Value of Power Be straight in communication. Say what you mean, mean what you say, and take what you get.  Key Points: 1.) A Surprise Gift 2.) Where’s The Rescue? 3.) I’m not going to pass fish to find fish… shutting the rescue.

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I Don’t Pay Taxes, So This Is For You…

Lesson of the Day: Be careful about what you choose to focus on. What we focus on can consume us. Key Points: 1.) Double Pulling 2.) Being Flashed 3.) Birthday Parties

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