Archive by category Complacency

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to complacency.

The Comfortable Routine of Complacency

The Comfortable Routine of Complacency

We all know we have habits. Some of them are good habits. And some of them are…well… not so good. The less often talked about cousin of a habit is …

Episode 109 | The Perfect Storm

Episode 109 | The Perfect Storm

          This episode explores how situational awareness may be impacted when the first arriving officer establishes a “working command.” …

The Routine Call

The Routine Call

During a recent situational awareness program a participant was discussing something that went wrong at a routine call. As the story went, the crew had been to …

The Irrational Obsession With Loss

The Irrational Obsession With Loss

There is a growing body of research revealing that many human’s have an irrational obsession with loss. Or, perhaps more accurately, an irrational …

Top 10 of 2015

Top 10 of 2015

It is the goal of Situational Awareness Matters to post a new podcast episode every Tuesday and a new blog article every Friday. This goal was achieved in …

Twelve Ways to Situational Awareness

Twelve Ways to Situational Awareness

Ho, Ho, Ho. Merry Christmas everyone! With Thanksgiving a day in the past, it is officially the Christmas season! I know everyone’s feeling particularly …

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