Tick Tock

Lesson of the Day: Our level of effort is in direct relationship with our level of satisfaction.  More Effort = More Satisfcation Little Effort = Little Satisfaction Why do families grow strong? EFFORT   Key Points: 1.) Hose With Recruits 2.) Tiller Time 3.) What is your time worth? Check out this episode!

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Results Don’t Lie

Lesson of the Day: Well, I tried doesn’t cut it. You either did enough work or you didn’t. Key Points: 1.) Extra Training With Recruits 2.) Busy is Debateable…Stockton 3.) Getting More Involved Check out this episode!

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“Why You Transferring?”

Lesson of the Day: There is too much wasted time on assumptions and stories. Key Points: Captain Cook Sunday Day of Rotating Crews “You Get Your New Mask Yet?” Check out this episode!

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Instructor Fail

Lesson of the Day: We saw the pitfall of training. We put recruits in decision-making role (officer) and that’s where they struggled the most. It’s not their fault. They just were not ready. To improve, we will place an officer to drill with them as the lead next time. As an instructor, look for what…

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Are You Trying To Be Perfect?

Lesson of the Day: We will never be perfect. We can make progress towards perfection though. Focus on progress. Key Points: Teaching PPE and SCBA with Recruits Can you bid stations? …NO… Build Relationships Up since 3 pm Check out this episode!

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Am I Good?

Lesson of the Day: People want to do a good job. We rarely have a system to determine if we are good though. Use measurement for feedback. Expectations and performance objectives help set the bar for being good.   Key Points: Company officer expectations with Recruits Performance objects are coming Members are envious of the…

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Donuts With The Deputy

Lesson of the Day: The stories we tell ourselves are usually the real problems. Change your story, change your life.    Key Points: 1.) Office Meeting 2.) Deputy pinpointed the real issue 3.) Who’s Jocko? Check out this episode!

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Course Corrections

Lesson of the Day: It’s almost natural to fluctuate in performance.  This goes for eating, working out, behavior, etc. When issues arise, it’s time for a course correction.  Key Points: 1.) Captain Cook Sunday 2.) Course Corrections 3.) Look At Myself Check out this episode!

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Monday Morning Quarterbacks Cheat

Lesson of the Day: Monday morning quarterbacks are right, but they cheat. Here is why… Key Points: 1.) New hire lunch 2.) PIA feedback 3.) Ward meeting Check out this episode!

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If You’re Not First, You’re Last

Lesson of the Day:   Doing my own personal PIA. Decision-making changes with the more information we have. We base decisions in the moment with what we have.  Key Points: 1.) Team driven ladder drill 2.) Two-line first in fire 3.) Ask for help Check out this episode!

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