Tag Archives: accountability

Military: Why Inspections aren’t a good thing

Military: Why Inspections aren’t a good thing If your workspace is clean and functional enough for your entire command, day in and day out, why is it not good enough for a NEW command or for a guest inspection??? Answer below… Imagine this: You joined the military because you thought this country needed your help.

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Leadership Quote of the day – 001

“I don’t know what is taking you people so long. I was able to do it in FIVE minutes!” – Some idiot O-4 Here’s the setup: There is BS training that has to get done ASAP. God, I can’t even move forward yet because there are so many problems with that first line. The “Training”

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Leadership Problems in the Field: Accountability

Over the years in my military and law enforcement careers I have developed a set of principles that apply to leadership and training and operating amongst other life avenues. One of my 10 major principles is “Accountability. It’s not rocket surgery.” Today at my unit someone received an award: “…went above and beyond contacting another

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Oh “Instructor School” is a requirement? Interesting.

OK. So. No shit, there I was. Department is broke so they can’t pay me over-time pay. So I missed a whole shift on the streets so that I could attend “really freaking important” annual training. It started out great: Learned an intro to Riot Control for about 4.5 hours of Powerpoint. Now my file

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