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New Equipment and Resources

If I haven’t said it before I’ll go ahead and say it now. I’m a huge fan of my friend Brian Willis. Brian runs the Excellence in Training Academy and is one of the smartest law enforcement minds I’ve been blessed to interact with. If you aren’t familiar with him,

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When the Leader is the Tired One

We have talked before here in the Iron Blog about the leader’s responsibilities when their people are tired. And because leaders always should put their people first, it would be worth your time to go back and read that blog here. But what if the leader is the one who

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Into the Night

There are very few of us who enjoy working midnights. There are those (my kids come to mind) who enjoy staying up late playing video game or watching tv. But not many enjoy working the graveyard shift. But do you know what is worse than working mids? It’s working midnights

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Down Time

It was reported this week that Nike, the shoe and sports clothing giant, is closing their corporate offices for a week. Not because of COVID, or restructuring, or anything seemingly business-related. In fact, they did it so their employees could focus on their personal mental health. Now I am not

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Just One Thing

One of my sons is playing tackle football for the first time this year. That kid has been working so hard. And doing so without complaint. It has been a joy for me to be able to watch him practice when I am in town. I had to go out

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Owning (Everything)

You folks probably already know this, but just in case it isn’t clear, there are certain people that I hold in very high esteem. To say I’m a fan of these people is probably accurate but perhaps it doesn’t completely convey how much I admire some of the great leaders

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