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What Should We Do Different As Leaders And Organizations- Jerry Dean Lund

June 17, 2022

My personal views on leadership and what we could be doing differently. I feel that those we lead are the biggest asset in any organization. We need to listen to them without judgment and jump straight to giving them the adv…

How To Build Financial Strength For First Responders- Nick Daugherty

June 1, 2022

My very special guest today is known as the financial cop, Nick Daugherty. He has got some great information that pertains to financial wealth and wellness that ties into your mental health. He's gonna teach you how to set u…

How Can You Empower Women- Sierra Hellstrom

May 24, 2022

In this episode, Sierra will be talking about just more the empowering of women and her transformation over the last year.

First Responders Society & Culture Law Enforcement Police Officer

The One Key To Stopping Suicide- Nate Prussian (Guardian Group)

May 10, 2022

Nate Prussian retired as a Colonel from the US Army after 26 years, primarily serving in special operations units. In his final assignment Nate commanded the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg North Carolina.…

Guest: Nate Prussian

What Is The Best Medicine For Your Mental Health- Cliff Walker

May 3, 2022

In this episode, we will have a conversation with Cliff Walker, a Gulf War Veteran serving six years with the United States Navy and a retired civilian Federal Firefighter/ Paramedic with the United States Navy, serving for …

Guest: Cliff Walker

That Peer Support Couple - Cathy & Javier Bustos

April 19, 2022

For this episode, we will have Javier and Cathy Bustos. They're known as that Peer Support Couple. They are amazing, they are going to dive down into what it takes to have a healthy career. And that includes on an off duty w…

First Responders Mindset Mental Health Resilience Society & Culture

How Not Lose Yourself In Your Career- Annette Zapp

April 13, 2022

In this episode, we will have Annette zap. She's got 30 years in health and wellness. And she has been a firefighter for 18 years. She's going to tie all that experience up into this podcast and tell you how you can lead a h…

First Responders Emergency Medicine

Making A Difference And Loving What You Do- Bree Johnson

April 6, 2022

In this episode, we have Bree Johnson. She's a third generation EMT. That means her mom, her dad, her cousin, and uncle have all been in fire and EMS, which is pretty impressive. Bree did not want to be an EMT when she's you…

Guest: Bree Johnson
Society & Culture Firefighter Leadership

Preforming Wild Rescues In The National Parks- Kevin Grange

March 29, 2022

For this episode's special guest, we have paramedic Kevin Grange. He is also an award-winning freelance writer who talks about the medical field adventure and travel. We will talk about some of those adventures and travel an…

Guest: Kevin Grange
First Responders Mindset Leadership Police Officer Business

From NYPD Detective To Fundthefirst.com

March 16, 2022

Let us listen to our special guest, NYPD Detective Robert Garland. Robert has had a pretty cool career, being a detective in New York. And this had some amazing assignments with some amazing success. But unfortunately, he su…

Military Family, First Responders

20 Years In The Navy & The Toll It Takes On Your Family- Stephen McIntosh

March 9, 2022

In this episode, we we have Stephen McIntosh. He's spent 20 years in the Navy and most of that time away from his family. Listen to his perspective on how it takes a toll on his family for being gone so long. But what specia…

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Tips From The Military Wife And Mom -Lauren Tamm

March 2, 2022

In this episode, we will have Lauren Tamm, founder of The Military Wife and Mom loaded with rich information about how to be a military wife or spouse, and how to parent at the same time. If you want to know more on how to b…

Guest: Lauren Tamm
First Responders Law Enforcement Resilience Police Officer Fitness

Can We Fix The Divide Between Police and Communities Of Color? Erica Gaines

Feb. 16, 2022

In this episode, I have the CEO and founder of TacMobility, an organization whose vision is to heal the divide between police officers and communities of color by focusing on the health and wellness of officers. We will dive…

Guest: Erica Gaines
Peer Support, Dispatcher, Mental Health, Law Enforcement, PTSD

Your Worst Day! Is Our Everyday! Ricardo Martinez CEO & Founder Within the Trenches Media

Feb. 9, 2022

In this episode, we have Ricardo Martinez II, the founder, and CEO of Within the Trenches Media. He is also the person behind the #IAM911. And that hashtag trended worldwide after he made this statement, "I heard your last b…

Society & Culture Mental Health Emergency Medicine Leadership First Responders

Why Is Peer Support Necessary- Flight Medic James Boomhower

Feb. 2, 2022

Do you practice peer support in your workplace? In this episode, Flight Medic James Boomhower, Founder of Fit for Duty, talks about how important it is to build a peer support team. He talks about who takes care of the careg…

First Responders Mindset Law Enforcement Leadership Technology

You Can Have It All- Author & Coach Dawn Reeby

Jan. 27, 2022

Would you like to have a clear mindset and tools needed to become the best version of yourself, personally and professionally? If so, this episode is for you. Listen to Dawn Reeby, a LEO, life coach, and best-selling author,…

Guest: Dawn Reeby
First Responders Firefighter Mindset Society & Culture

It's Never Too Late To Start Over- Rebecca Ethington

Jan. 19, 2022

In this episode, we have Rebecca Ethington, a single mom who went through Fire Recruit Academy. She's going to talk about the mental and physical strains it took to get through a crew Academy and to get to her full-time job …

First Responders Mindset Firefighter

Building Wealth: First Responders to Financial Freedom- Alec Evans & Lewis Weaver

Jan. 6, 2022

In this episode, we're going to talk about something a little bit different that wears on your mental health and physical health, and probably after the first of the year, you've possibly been thinking about a lot, and that'…

Guest: Alec Evans

Season 3 Recap Part 2

Dec. 31, 2021

Looking for some motivation or answers on how to make 2022 better than 2021. Here is a collection of soundbites from my amazing guest from season 3. I very much appreciate my guest being very vulnerable while telling their s…

2021 Highlights of Season 3- Part 1

Dec. 30, 2021

Looking for some motivation or answers on how to make 2022 better than 2021. Here is a collection of soundbites from my amazing guest from season 3. I very much appreciate my guest being very vulnerable while telling their s…

How to Support Your Peer's- Author Jeffrey Denning

Dec. 22, 2021

If you are looking for peer support, you may want to listen to this episode with Eric Hurst. Eric will discuss the importance of asking for help with a bit of humor to lighten up our mood. If you want to laugh a little but l…

First Responders Mental Health Resilience Firefighter

Creating YouTube Fame- Eric Hurst

Dec. 15, 2021

If you're an aspiring first responder Youtuber, get to know the secrets of Eric Hurst from South Metro Fire Rescue. Eric will share his stories on how he became a successful Public Information Officer and, at the same time, …

Guest: Eric Hurst

The Power Behind Our Thoughts - Ashley Iverson

Dec. 7, 2021

This episode is about Ashley Iverson, a woman who once felt like a shell but found true love in Cal Firefighter. Unfortunately, his loving husband passed away fighting for Thomas Fire. Ironically, after that incident, Ashley…

First Responders Firefighter Mindset Emergency Medicine Leadership

Do You Want To Be A Great Mentor- Author's Sam & Chris Adams

Nov. 30, 2021

If you want to be a confident first responder or mentor, this episode is for you! Christian Adams and Sam Adams, authors and co-owners of Field Medics, and The PADL course will teach you better decision-making skills in hand…