Stepping Up: Parlaying Your Experience

05/27/2011
By Ron Hiraki  You train to develop your knowledge, skills, and abilities in preparation for the opportunity to use them some day in a real life event, to gain real life experience. Whether that event went smoothly or could use improvement, the experience is valuable. If the event was successful, you will probably feel that your training was good and that you “passed the test under fire.” Even if the event was “not so successful,” you will probably know what didn’t work or what was missing. This is still a valuable experience because you will know what to look for next time; you may change your methods or fill in the missing elements. For firef...

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