Column: Succeed in your firefighter career by breaking these 10 bad habits

  • Source: FireRescue1
  • Published: 01/10/2019 12:00 AM

Each of us have habits; both good and bad. While no one is perfect, we wish that we didn’t have any bad habits. We work on trying to change or rid ourselves of bad habits; spending less time at work and more time at home with our families, trying to lose weight or quit smoking. Research shows most of us need about three months to substitute a new behavior for a bad behavior. Some people need longer. Some people need to find a gentle but powerful way to stick with a project for the rest of their lives. It depends on the habit, your personality, your level of stress and the support you have in place. Bad habits can be broken. The key is to begin. Change these 10 bad habits to succeed in your firefighter career and personal relationships. 1. Stop Thinking You Are The Victim - Toxic leaders sometimes blame others for their problems or circumstances. Leaders must take personal responsibility to change things for the better.


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