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Valuing others time

This past weekend I attended mandatory camp training.  This is required every 2 years to review the staff guide, emergency procedures and health & safety info.
This could have been an awesome training opportunity.  Instead it turned into a colossal waste of time.
The training was scheduled for 5 hours.  In the first 3 hours we heard more inside stories of incidents that occurred over the previous years than we did actually covering the material that was provided to us.  2 hours into the training class I was irritated.  At 3 hours I was just sad. When it ended 4 hours later I just wanted to go home.
I was sad because this was an opportunity to learn and review some pretty important information.  But the rambling stories and “… several years ago we …” detracted from the small reviews of the printed material.  A good portion of the emergency information was glossed over or not covered at all.
I had to drive almost an hour to attend, and of course almost an hour home.  I learned more…

How I schedule classes

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Add the subtitle:  and how creating schedules in my house is like herding cats.