Tag Archives: behavior

Distracted

I just finished reading a blog post, “How to Miss a Childhood,” by Hands Free Mama which cuts a little at our “new” connectedness. She addresses how mobile devices provide us so many wondrous distractions that we miss presence. We … Continue reading

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Rule of 3s

The Rule of 3s is a rule of thumb about survival. Your survival is in jeopardy after: 3 Seconds without the right attitude; 3 Minutes without air; 3 Hours without shelter 3 Days without water; 3 Weeks without food; 3 … Continue reading

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Want to…

“You gotta want to! You gotta want it!” Many of us have heard this from parents, coaches, mentors and the ever present guru. “You can be anything you want to be. You can have anything you want to have.” Just … Continue reading

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Got to die of something…

“A man has got to die of something, because it would be a shame to die of nothing,” is a quote from my friend Joey W. What brings this to mind today is a conversation with my youngest son who … Continue reading

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Demonstrable

One of the scariest moments of my firefighting career came in the first years of my vocation. I was riding with the fire chief on the way to a car fire gone awry. The only unit dispatched arrived to find … Continue reading

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Born…”to be, or not to be”…a leader, or anything else.

Some say the traits of great leadership are innate, or, that great leaders are born that way. The argument is the old nature vs. nurture debate. I disagree with “I was born this way.” I believe the deliberation is really … Continue reading

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