While it is important to train in ways that reinforce best practices and successful outcomes, there is something to be said for training that results in failure. This episode explores the notion that out of failure, important lessons are learned.
Length: 27 minutes
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You’ve heard the saying that a person learns more from their mistakes than they do from the things to do right. This is true in life and in firefighting. But there is a place and time to allow failure and this episode is dedicated to explaining how to build failure into your training evolutions.
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