Pressure

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to pressure – peer pressure, supervisor pressure, political pressure, citizen pressure, etc.

Episode 159 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Synergist

This episode is the final installment of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the synergist mindset. Length: 24 minutes Click the YouTube icon to listen     _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your understanding of …

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Episode 158 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Slacker

  This episode is part eight of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the slacker mindset. Length: 26 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen     _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your understanding of situational …

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Episode 157 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Super Hero

This episode is part seven of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the super hero mindset. Length: 26 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen       _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your understanding …

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Episode155 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Silent

  This episode is part six of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the Silent member. Length: 29 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen       _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your understanding of …

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Episode 154 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Stubborn

  This episode is part five of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the Stubborn, (a.k.a. The bull-headed). Length: 26 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen     _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your …

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Episode 153 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Superior

This episode is part four of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the Superior, (a.k.a. The Boss). Length: 33 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen       _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your …

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Episode 152 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Specialist

  This episode is part three of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. This week we talk about the Specialist, (a.k.a. The Know-it-all). Length: 33 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen     _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your …

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The subordinate

Episode 151 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Subordinate

  This episode is part two of a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders can develop and I offer some advice for dealing with each. Length: 28 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen       _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your understanding of situational awareness and high-risk decision making to …

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Episode 150 | Dangerous Mindsets – The Starter

  In this episode we kick off a nine-part serious on dangerous mindsets that first responders develop and offer some advice for dealing with each. We start off with talking about the starter mindset. That’s the mindset of the brand new responder. It is, in many ways, different from seasoned responders. Length: 30 minutes click …

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Episode 134 | Assessing resources

  In this episode, we discuss the importance of setting operational strategy based on available resources and the impact of understaffing on situational awareness. Length: 25 minutes click the YouTube icon to listen         _____________________________________________________ If you are interested in taking your understanding of situational awareness and high-risk decision making to a higher …

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