Michael Warren

Teach Backs

If you ask most people how they feel about public speaking the response will not be positive. Paranoia about getting up in front of a group of people ranks up there with fear of spiders (understandable) and snakes (really understandable). But one of the best methods for determining if you, the instructor, properly and effectively …

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Recommended Reading

I love reading. A lot. If you’ve kept up with this blog for any length of time you already know that. In fact, as I’m writing this blog I am nearly done with “Noise” by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass Sunstein. It’s an interesting and somewhat troubling book – but not one we are …

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Mission Creep

Doing more with less has been the mantra of first responders for a while now. There’s no denying that it has gotten worse over the past several years where agencies have seen a decrease in budgets, staffing shortages, and an increase in violent attacks on our brothers and sisters. But even during the best of …

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Shoes

My boys are into shoes. My oldest one is into buying and reselling them. My second son is getting into having them. I can’t say “wearing them” because he seems reluctant to wear them outside. In fact, he added some crease preventers (didn’t know there was such a thing) to help maintain their pristine appearance. …

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