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John Lovato, Jr.

It was a good day

Published over 1 year ago • 1 min read

It was a good day

Lesson of the day

Doing the job is the solution

Questions answered 1) Trying to change the culture of, “we’ve always done it this way.” 2) Chief will not implement new policies due to fear of upsetting other groups and morale is low

You can find our show on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Google Play.

“When people are actively engaged in a cause their lives have more purpose… with a resulting improvement in mental health,”

- Tribe by Sebastian Junger

​Moral of the story. Get more involved in things you enjoy.

John Lovato, Jr.

Father | Husband | Firefighter |Realtor

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