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Greatness

Greatness is never measured by a single act... It is declared by commitment, selflessness & action. Continued prayers for the souls of the Dearly Departed...and for those of us who mourn their loss.

Still missing you, my friends.  See you on the other…

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Added by John Alston on September 11, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments

FOTRUST Interview FDIC2013 BC John Mittendorf

#fireofficertrust Check out an impromptu interview with BC John Mittendorf of LAFD @fdic ow.ly/kCJG7

Added by John Alston on May 1, 2013 at 9:17pm — No Comments

The Chameleon Fire Officer: Mentor, Menace or Medocre - Which One Are You?

The Chameleon Officer: Mentor, Menace or Mediocre: Make up your mind!

A chameleon is…
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Added by John Alston on October 16, 2012 at 9:35pm — No Comments

The 5 Failures of Command

Click Here:  These are not all of them.  These are the five that came out of a great skull session.

http://fireofficertrust.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-5-failures-of-command.html

Added by John Alston on October 9, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Box vs. Out-of-the-Box Thinking

Which type of thinker are you?

 

Listen to this episode

 

Fire Officer Trust

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Added by John Alston on September 26, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Thermostat or Thermometer...Which one are you?

Click on:  Thermostat or Thermometer

"Thermostat or Thermometer" which one are you?

How do you know??? How do you change???

Added by John Alston on September 19, 2012 at 9:20am — 2 Comments

The Six C's of Fire Officer Trust

#fireofficertrust - The Six C's of Fire Officer Trust, - Commitment, Competence, Confidence, Communication, Courtesy, Courage…http://ow.ly/dK25S

Added by John Alston on September 15, 2012 at 6:44pm — 2 Comments

One to Grow on: Training

Healthy and Productive Competition During Training

Check out the video at: http://youtu.be/UEd636JBHU0

Fire Officer Trust

Added by John Alston on September 7, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments

Dum Spiro...Spero

In response to a friend's recent posting on a social network; where he stated that he was lowering his expectations of people. 



I responded:
Dum Spiro...Spero. (Latin for: "While I breathe, I hope.)

While I breathe, I hope that I and others have the capacity, wherewithal and…

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Added by John Alston on September 4, 2012 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Every Fire Officer is an Instructor

Every Fire Officer is an Instructor.  Like it or not.. Believe it or not.

Added by John Alston on August 31, 2012 at 7:15am — No Comments

It's a Service and a Commitment

A Service and a Commitment

#fireofficertrust

Added by John Alston on August 28, 2012 at 6:16am — No Comments

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