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Articles surrounding the topics of mindset development, training, responding and living as a first responder.

Clackamas Fire – a field manual in search.

One thing this field manual - and it's written like a field manual, more on that later - it has specific notes. From equipment considerations to defining search techniques.

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Building Leaders with Gaming

When I first started thinking about this idea, I hesitated. Whether I like to admit it or not, gaming as a tool for real-world skill development is still a stretch for many. I’ve long held that multiplayer games have a deep opportunity to practice strategy and communication. Tabletop role-playing games let us share the experiences

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You don’t need another discipline challenge.

You don't need a discipline challenge. You need to identify the ideas that interrupt your personal and organizational progress.

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Decompress with 3’s

The flyers and e-mail attachments are useful, I guess, but I'm interested in actual techniques that people can adopt, employ and engage with.

Dopamine and You

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter and hormone. Think of it like a fuel that is produced by your body. That fuel is used up when you pursue things. The factory that makes the

Unchallenge: More Than Pushups

In December of 2023, I had a familiar pull. About every 6 months, I want to refine what I’m doing. And, for some reason, that makes me want to get a little

Automatic Thoughts

Automatic thoughts refer to the rapid, spontaneous, and often unconscious thoughts that individuals have in response to specific situations.

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