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Do It Right The First Time

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Take a moment to ditch the emotion and be the professionals you are. Do the right thing the first time.

Here’s Something To Be Mad About

For all of you who scream insanely when a firefighter is missing his gloves on a Dave Statter video, why don’t you get mad about this?

A Swedish Massage (or is it message?)

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I see rational individuals presented with particular situations and instead of reacting to them rationally, they relate to them emotionally instead.

The Middle Way

Unless you have all the power to force change in the hearts and minds of others (and you don’t), you will have to understand that consensus and acceptance is necessary for peace.

Giving As Much As We Have

We do not know the day nor the hour. We need to prepare as if every day were the day.

Stopping the Loss

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There are just some people who happen to rise to power and are either corrupted on the way, or didn’t have a good sense of values to begin with, who should simply not be in a leadership position.

It Is So Smoky That…

It could be worse: it could smell like Jakarta. But the good news is that this is NOT auto exhaust and smog, or the smell of burning garbage, or even better, roast tire. So if you have your own observation, feel free to share.

Zen Zone #2

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Brain food for Mongo.

Thought For The Day

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Something to think about.

The Prankster As Leader – It Doesn’t Work

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Officers who engage in practical joking with their subordinates are only asking for reciprocation; the biggest downside is that reaction may come at the time you least want it to.

Grow Up

Grow up. Fun doesn’t come unless you earn it. You can have fun all day long, but in the end, if you haven’t accomplished anything, you’re just one more clown among many.

You Can Quote Me On That (Before 2010)

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I was driving down the road the other day and thinking, you know, I too could have a list of quotes, just like the real writers have. So in the interest of filling up a page of useless knowledge, I did.

The Antidote To Road Rage

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Who among us has not experienced anger at the inconsiderate moron who fails to pull to the right when we are well behind them, permitting us a free lane on the way to some emergency?

How Can You Know What Is “Better”?

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Your department could be a shining example of excellence in your area. But really, how do you know if you are doing anything significant, or innovative, or even RIGHT if you don’t benchmark against other comparable organizations?

Scary Rhetoric and Hypocrisy

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People love to hate hypocrites. And in this day and age where so many people are looking for heroes, when we get it wrong, we get it wrong in a big way.

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