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Shaping and Adapting: Unlocking the Power of Colonel John Boyd’s OODA Loop by Major Paul Tremblay Jr

Major PJ Tremblay just gave permission to share his brilliant paper called "Shaping and Adapting - Unlocking the Power of Colonel John Boyd's OODA Loop.pdf" with police and those who visit our website. This paper explains the actual complex nature of the Boyd Cycle verses its often oversimplified and misunderstood OODA Loop.

Be Passionate, Back Up and Empower Your People, and You Will Get The Culture Right

I stumbled upon an article that was written last year with some insights from General James 'Mad Dog' Mattis on the 4 Lessons Every Business Leader Can Learn From Legendary Marine General I think every leader including those in policing can learn from. We police all too often complain about our bad cultures, the lack of motivation and the unwillingness of our men and woman to take responsibility.

Workplace Development Programs: Training? or Education? by Louis Hayes

The more I study and learn how humans complete tasks, solve problems, and seize opportunities, the more convinced I become we need to change the design of our human development programs – by accounting for the differences between training and education.

On Being a Guardian, a Watchman, The Police by Lawrence Lujan

I have been living this calling some 24 years now, and every day, I am proud to be a part of this profession. I have been spit on, shot at, punched, kicked, scratched and stabbed at. I have been threatened, had the lives of my family threatened and have felt the fear of being solo and jumped by a family of three; of being attacked by someone larger, heavier and intent on doing me harm.

I Am Spartacus…No I Am Spartacus: Is Your Police Organization United?

Does your Organization Live and Breathe a Shared Vision?

The Demand For Autodidacts – The Self-Taught in an Age of Shrinking Budgets by Patrick Van Horne

Here is another great piece by Patrick Van Horne of the CP Journal and author of the outstanding book Left of Bang. Here Patrick discusses the importance of Autodidacts' (self learners). It always been my preference to seek those people out who have a growth mindset. A willingness to continually learn. Continually improve.

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