“What Were they Thinking?”
Chances are they were NOT thinking. When a person has low Emotional Intelligence, they tend to acted without adding the proper emotions (EI) into the equation, which helps make better decisions.
Life is a constant act of finding balance. And depending on what stage of life your career is in, life will throw you curves that test you. The question is when you do get tested… do you seek out a mentor or do you create misconduct?
The Blue Wall is a symbol of family trust, all swearing by oath and duty to serve and protect.
Committing all the elements of the law enforcement oath of honor, is committing to the Blue Wall of Trust inside the agency and
Ever found yourself stuck, waking up to (what feels like) the same day over and over and over… like you’re going nowhere? It’s likely you are stuck… in the rut of life. In Groundhog Day, Bill Murray wakes up 6:00am to the same day…
When it comes to working with the public, some choices come with a price. The simple concept of ‘learning to take a breath’ before making a poor choice, is a lesson everyone in public service needs to learn.
Workplace Bully can take you from being HAPPY to ANGRY within seconds. Toxic employees know how to push your buttons, voice their negative banter, and tell everyone how bad work is. And it is ‘never THEIR fault.’
We can’t expect a firefighter to carry the heavy burden of ongoing trauma without giving them mental strategies to deal with this stress. When you hear “I’m Fine,” or “I’m good,” and your gut is telling you something is not right… they are likely NOT FINE at all!
What Value have you offered (or taken away from) the public service profession? Your VALUE becomes your life-story. How you make a difference for yourself, the profession, and within the community you serve becomes your story.