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54 minutes | Jul 1, 2022
Mass Shooting Survivor
Zack Golditch was in high school when he attended The Dark Knight at Century 16 Theaters in Aurora 10 years ago. After surviving a gunshot wound to the neck, he went on to play college football and spent some time in the NFL before becoming a firefighter.
25 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
Instructors, Mentors, Leaders…Do we listen to them when they are loud? Are they in control when they raise their voice? Are there circumstances that excuse the dressing-down of other members?
27 minutes | Jun 17, 2022
Standard Issue 6.17.22
Standard Issue: Firehouse drug rings, gloomy days in Cleveland, ambulance active shooter, and hidden cameras…that’s what’s currently going on in public safety news! Find more episodes like this one and extra content by joining our Patreon community.
57 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
Outward Bound USA is the leading provider of outdoor education programs that allow young people to explore their personal potential, since 1962. Ben Fickett was the Director of Admissions for Colorado Outward Bound School, and we talk to him about how he went from New Hampshire to college football in Utah to his current sales … Continue reading Outward Bound →
39 minutes | Jun 3, 2022
Standard Re-Issue: The Senior Man
We’re going to back to January 2021 when Cody McGinnis came on our show and discussed what it means to be the “Senior Man” and the responsibilities that come with the position.
23 minutes | May 27, 2022
We have to stay in the moment when parenting our children. Raising kids goes by fast, so it’s important to be intentional with our time surrounding them. Brandon Douglas, a Standard Patreon member, talks about an experience of his when he realized he needed to be more intentional.
21 minutes | May 18, 2022
Spread Too Thin
Sneak Peak Wednesday! Listen to this bonus episode found only on our Patreon. For more content like this, visit The Standard to join! Is being a firefighter what you thought it would be? And for those not in the fire service, what do you think the fire department’s responsibilities are as a taxpaying citizen? We … Continue reading Spread Too Thin →
70 minutes | May 14, 2022
Rock And Film
Chris Alstrin is a film director and cinematographer who has worked for such brands as Disney, Nike, National Geographic, and Red Bull. We talk about climbing and what it’s like to be on film sets like ‘Free Solo’ and how storytelling through a lens became his passion. Find more episodes like this one and extra … Continue reading Rock And Film →
59 minutes | May 2, 2022
Julian Serrano is a firefighter with Palm Beach County (FL) Fire Rescue. He founded Prepared To Fight Fire and is a Florida Smoke Diver. We discuss mentorship, mindset, and the Leadville 100 Ultramarathon. Find more episodes like this one and extra content by joining our Patreon community.
69 minutes | Apr 17, 2022
What makes a good instructor, coach, mentor, or teacher? It starts with leading out front. Matt Chan is back to discuss his new role as a fire academy instructor. Find more episodes like this one and extra content by joining our Patreon community.
28 minutes | Apr 5, 2022
Standard Issue 4.5.22
Standard Issue: Drunk in command, puma rescues, and dick weights…that’s what’s currently going on in public safety news! Find more episodes like this one and extra content by joining our Patreon community.
61 minutes | Mar 20, 2022
Kate Stalowy and Cherie Chan join us to talk about relationships and marriage. We discuss what it’s like to be married to a firefighter, including the challenges of the schedule and the stresses that result from some of the things we experience on the job. Find more episodes like this one and extra content by … Continue reading Fire Wives →
73 minutes | Mar 8, 2022
Matt Jones played professional baseball for seven years, spending time as a catcher in the Diamondbacks, Blue Jays, and Angels organizations. He played as high as AAA and retired in 2021. Matt now owns and operates One6 Performance – a training facility out of Colorado – that is focused on the development of youth, high … Continue reading Professional Perspective →
60 minutes | Feb 28, 2022
Jason McCarthy founded GoRuck with the purpose of not only bridging the gap between civilian and military life, but also to provide a community centered around fitness and high standards. GoRuck is also hosting the Sandlot Jax fitness festival in April in Jacksonville, Florida. Find out more here. Find more episodes like this one and … Continue reading Go Ruck →
45 minutes | Feb 18, 2022
Joe Falcone is a Captain with Delray Beach (FL) Fire Rescue. He competes in various ultra races every year and we talk about the benefits of competing, and also the challenges of having to balance marriage and family with competition. We also discuss aspects of the fire service such as peer support, retention and morale, … Continue reading Ultra Fireman →
95 minutes | Feb 8, 2022
Train For The Win
Matt and Cherie Chan join us to talk about all things personal and professional, including fitness, business, firefighting, and marriage. Matt is a firefighter with North Metro (CO) Fire Rescue and he and Cherie are the faces of TrainFTW. Find more episodes like this one and extra content by joining our Patreon community.
25 minutes | Jan 30, 2022
You vs. You
Whether you are an athlete, a parent, an entrepreneur, or a leader in any realm, you must have passion in order to be successful. Passion is a trait that is found universally across all industries, and with passion, not much else can distract us from achieving our goals. By embracing the daily grind, regular competition, … Continue reading You vs. You →
42 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Few Will Hunt
“Everybody wants to eat, but few will hunt.” Drew Beech and Joey Bowen are the founders of Few Will Hunt, an apparel company founded on the dignity of hard work. We talk about their Philly roots, how they got their start in 2017, and where they are now. Find more episodes like this one and … Continue reading Few Will Hunt →
19 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
No One Cares
Do you look to phone it in when you aren’t feeling 100% or when things aren’t going your way? Is what is standing in your way just an excuse? Winners don’t care about excuses. They just keep forging ahead, even when it’s uphill and wind in their faces. Find more episodes like this one and … Continue reading No One Cares →
34 minutes | Dec 30, 2021
Be A Man
What does it mean to provide for your family? How does a victim mindset prevent people from reaching their goals? We discuss these topics as well as mentoring, role models, blue collar lifestyles, and other things that go into being a man. Find more episodes like this one and extra content by joining our Patreon community.
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