Resolve to Learn in 2019

I have truly enjoyed reading Jordan Peterson’s book, The 12 Rules for Life. In the chapter, Tell the Truth, or At Least Don’t Lie, Jordan, in his cerebral manner, illustrates the importance of learning and growing. He explains that beyond the...

Why Training Evaluations Are ImportantLadies and Gentlemen,GSPCC is on its fourth year of providing law enforcement instruction. I started with teaching law enforcement test preparation seminars and leadership for first-line supervisors. Over the years we have added...

Going from Good to Great, Part II

My post last month came from an outstanding book that I read titled, “Good to Great”, by Jim Collins. What I truly enjoyed the most from the book was how Jim’s research revealed some particular attributes of companies that went from ho-hum status to...
From GOOD to GREAT

From GOOD to GREAT

My post this month involves a friend of mine. I attended the 110th New Hampshire Police Academy in 1996. Also in attendance was a guy by the name of James Sartell (Jay). Jay was not in my platoon, so we did not interact that often. When we did, I always liked him and...

Are we TRULY Using Our Evaluations Effectively?

As a person who has spent the last couple of years teaching and discussing the foundations of good leadership, said discussions inevitably turn to department evaluations. I hear from some officers who say that their departments have evaluations but often forget to...

A Case for NOT Doing it by the Numbers

As a person who has spent the last couple of years teaching and discussing the foundations of good leadership, said discussions inevitably turn to department evaluations. I hear from some officers who say that their departments have evaluations but often forget to...

Keep the Fire Burning

In 2015, I was fortunate enough to be sent to the FBI LEEDA Command Leadership Class. I did enjoy the class and the instructors were outstanding. The material was relevant and I learned a great deal….But, there was one small segment that had the most significant...

What drives our people?

Hello everyone. It has been a while since I’ve posted. I retired this summer and I took the opportunity to chillax a little. It was nice. Now, I’m back to building my training business and enhancing the careers of public safety personnel.While I was...