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

Reading Smoke

Lesson of the Day:

Action Shows Commitment

Key Points:

1.) Reading Smoke Training

2.) 1st Due Drill Lesson


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


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

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 

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


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

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

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



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